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The Resource American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)

American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)

Label
American splendor
Title
American splendor
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 2003: FIPRESCI Prize Un Certain Regard (Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American splendor (Motion picture)
Credits note
Costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; music by Mark Suozzo ; edited by Robert Pulcini ; production designer, Therese Deprez ; director of photography, Terry Stacey
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with English, French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Earl Billings, James McCaffrey, Maggie Moore, Vivienne Benesch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1963-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pulcini, Robert
  • Berman, Shari Springer
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Davis, Hope
  • Friedlander, Judah
  • Urbaniak, James
  • Billings, Earl
  • McCaffrey, James
  • Moore, Maggie
  • Benesch, Vivienne
  • Suozzo, Mark
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Brabner, Joyce
  • HBO Films
  • Fine Line Features
  • Good Machine (Firm)
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
101
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  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Illustrators
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Features: commentary with directors and cast; song by Eytan Mirsky; premiere and promotional footage; trailer; scene selections ; DVD-ROM features: wallpapers, screensavers and weblinks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53279656
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783123875
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359203121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
92031
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-ROM, Dolby Digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Features: commentary with directors and cast; song by Eytan Mirsky; premiere and promotional footage; trailer; scene selections ; DVD-ROM features: wallpapers, screensavers and weblinks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53279656
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783123875
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359203121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
92031
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-ROM, Dolby Digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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