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

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

Label
Martian child
Title
Martian child
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; New Line Productions, Inc., in association with Meradin Zweite Productions
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
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
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 ; costume designer, Michael Dennison ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and mild language
Language note
In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
M378536 2008
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Bobby Coleman, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt, Richard Schiff
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1966-
  • 1997-
  • 1972-
  • 1962-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elbert, Ed
  • Kirschner, David
  • Sienega, Corey
  • Bass, Seth E
  • Tolins, Jonathan
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Cusack, John
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Gerrold, David
  • Meradin Zweite Productions
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerrold, David
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; New Line Productions, Inc., in association with Meradin Zweite Productions, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Production companies, per IMDb: "Hannah Rachel Production Services, Meradin Zweite Productions, New Line Productions, Inc."
  • Special 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; theatrical trailer; online access via DVD-ROM features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)183717096
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; New Line Productions, Inc., in association with Meradin Zweite Productions, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Production companies, per IMDb: "Hannah Rachel Production Services, Meradin Zweite Productions, New Line Productions, Inc."
  • Special 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; theatrical trailer; online access via DVD-ROM features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)183717096
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround
Video recording format
DVD

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