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The Resource Martian child, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (DVD)

Martian child, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (DVD)

Label
Martian child
Title
Martian child
Statement of responsibility
Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
M378536 2008
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Bobby Coleman, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1966-
  • 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
  • Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Autores estadounidenses
  • Adopción
  • Widowers
  • American authors
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 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
  • ocn183717096
  • (OCoLC)183717096
  • 724400
System details
DVD, 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, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by David Gerrold
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 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
  • ocn183717096
  • (OCoLC)183717096
  • 724400
System details
DVD, 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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