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The Resource A beautiful mind, Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard, (videorecording)

A beautiful mind, Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard, (videorecording)

Label
A beautiful mind
Title
A beautiful mind
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard
Contributor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Awards note
Academy Award winner, 2001: Best Picture (Brian Grazer, Ron Howard) ; Best Director (Ron Howard) ; Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Connelly) ; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Akiva Goldsman).
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art director, Robert Guerra ; editors, Mike Hill, Dan Hanley ; music composer, James Horner ; costume designer, Rita Ryack ; production designer, Wynn Thomas
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English or French dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B4288 2002
PerformerNote
Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany, Adam Goldberg, Judd Hirsch, Josh Lucas, Anthony Rapp, Christopher Plummer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1954-
  • 1964-
  • 1950-
  • 1971-
  • 1970-
  • 1949-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grazer, Brian
  • Howard, Ron
  • Goldsman, Akiva.
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Harris, Ed
  • Connelly, Jennifer
  • Bettany, Paul
  • Goldberg, Adam
  • Hirsch, Judd
  • Lucas, Josh
  • Rapp, Anthony
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Guerra, Robert
  • Hill, Mike
  • Hanley, Dan
  • Horner, James
  • Ryack, Rita
  • Thomas, Wynn P
  • Nasar, Sylvia
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nasar, Sylvia
  • Nash, John F
  • Mathematicians
  • Schizophrenics
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A beautiful mind, Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Sylvia Nasar
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features Disc 1: feature commentary with director Ron Howard ; Feature commentary with screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ; deleted scenes with optional director's commentary ; DVD-ROM features including Total Axess ; production notes ; Cast and filmmakers
  • Special features Disc 2: A Beautiful Partnership: Ron Howard and Brain Grazer ; Development of the screenplay ; Meeting John Nash: The Nash Theory of Equilibrium ; Accepting the Nobel Prize in Economics ; Casting Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly ; "The Process of Age Progression" ; Storyboard comparisons ; Creation of special effects ; Scoring the film ; Inside A Beautiful Mind: Making of ; Academy Awards reactions from the winners (Best Picture producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard ; Best Director Ron Howard ; Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Connelly ; Best Adapted Screenplay Akiva Goldman ; A Beautiful Mind soundtrack spot
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film; special features -- Disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version ; 2-disc Awards ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9780783261430
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192145025
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21450
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm49231301
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; animorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A beautiful mind, Universal Pictures, Dreamworks Pictures, Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer production, a Ron Howard film ; producers, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard ; screenplay, Akiva Goldsman ; director, Ron Howard, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Sylvia Nasar
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features Disc 1: feature commentary with director Ron Howard ; Feature commentary with screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ; deleted scenes with optional director's commentary ; DVD-ROM features including Total Axess ; production notes ; Cast and filmmakers
  • Special features Disc 2: A Beautiful Partnership: Ron Howard and Brain Grazer ; Development of the screenplay ; Meeting John Nash: The Nash Theory of Equilibrium ; Accepting the Nobel Prize in Economics ; Casting Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly ; "The Process of Age Progression" ; Storyboard comparisons ; Creation of special effects ; Scoring the film ; Inside A Beautiful Mind: Making of ; Academy Awards reactions from the winners (Best Picture producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard ; Best Director Ron Howard ; Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Connelly ; Best Adapted Screenplay Akiva Goldman ; A Beautiful Mind soundtrack spot
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film; special features -- Disc 2. Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version ; 2-disc Awards ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9780783261430
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192145025
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21450
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm49231301
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; animorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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