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Uniform Title Almost famous (Motion picture : 2000)
Title Almost Famous [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production of a Cameron Crowe film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    ALM    On Holdshelf
 PAS Central Library DVD    ALM    Staff Reported Missing
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (124 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
DVD video v rdamedia
DVD videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description DVD digital optical surround DTS 5.1 Dolby Digital 5.1 Dolby 2.0 rda
DVD laser optical NTSC rda
DVD video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround.
Language In English with optonal English subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Cast Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Credits Score by Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; director of photography, John Toll ; co-producer, Lisa Stewart.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music.
Note Special features: "The making of Almost Famous" HBO behind-the-scenes featurette; Production notes; Cast and crew bios; Theatrical trailer; The Rolling Stone articles; Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video.
Awards Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Contents Special fieatures: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video -- HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous" -- The Rolling Stone articles -- Cast and crew bios -- Theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Language: English DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround 2.0 surround -- Captioned in English -- Subtitled in English.
Subject Journalists -- Drama.
Rock music -- 1971-1980 -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/Form Road films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Added Author Crowe, Cameron, 1957- film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Bryce, Ian. film producer.
Toll, John (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Wilson, Nancy, 1954- composer (expression)
Hutshing, Joe, film editor.
Klein, Saar, film editor.
Griffith, Clay A. art director.
Hartley, Clayton R. art director.
Heimann, Betsy, costume designer.
Crudup, Billy, 1968- actor.
McDormand, Frances. actor.
Hudson, Kate, 1979- actor.
Lee, Jason, 1970- actor.
Fugit, Patrick, 1982- actor.
Paquin, Anna. actor.
Balk, Fairuza. actor.
Taylor, Noah. actor.
Deschanel, Zooey, 1980- actor.
Fallon, Jimmy. actor.
Phillips, Bijou, 1980- actor.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014, actor.
Dreamworks Pictures. production company.
Columbia Pictures. production company.
Vinyl Films (Firm), production company.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Making of almost famous.
ISBN 0783256434
Standard No. 667068781823
Music No. 87818 DreamWorks Home Entertainment

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