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Title Gran Torino [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Double Nickel Entertainment ; a Malpaso Production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; screenplay by Nick Schenk ; story by David Johannson & Nick Schenk ; produced by Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    GRA    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    GRA    Available
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    GRA    In Transit
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 015600
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Manning the wheel; Gran Torino: more than a car.
Credits Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; music by Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens.
Cast Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley, Brian Haley, Geraldine Hughes, Dreama Walker, Brian Howe, John Carroll Lynch, William Hill.
Summary Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. He's a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, and some violence.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Optional subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Widowers -- Michigan -- Drama.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Drama.
Torino automobile -- Drama.
Hmong American teenage boys -- Michigan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Michigan -- Drama.
Hmong American families -- Michigan -- Drama.
Families -- Michigan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Crime films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Lorenz, Robert (Robert B.) Producer.
Gerber, Bill Producer.
Johannson, Dave Screenwriter.
Schenk, Nick Screenwriter.
Eastwood, Clint, 1930- Actor. Producer. Director.
Vang, Bee, 1991- Actor.
Her, Ahney Actor.
Carley, Christopher. Actor.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Village Roadshow Pictures
Double Nickel Entertainment (Firm)
Malpaso (Company)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419872575
Standard No. 883929126651
Music No. 1000041155 Warner Home Video

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