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The Resource Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (videorecording)

Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (videorecording)

Label
Martian child
Title
Martian child
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth
Awards note
Heartland Film Festival, 2007: Truly moving picture award.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martian child (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Bruce Green ; music, Aaron Zigman ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, with English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Bobby Coleman, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1997-
  • 1972-
  • 1962-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Bass, Seth E
  • Tolins, Jonathan
  • Cusack, John
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Gerrold, David
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerrold, David
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adopted children
  • Adoption
  • Fathers and sons
  • Single fathers
  • Boys
  • Abused children
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Features: audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner, writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins ; "Handle with care: working with the Martian child" documentary ; "The real Martian child" featurette ; deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780656734
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Features: audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner, writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins ; "Handle with care: working with the Martian child" documentary ; "The real Martian child" featurette ; deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780656734
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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