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The Resource Martian child, New Line Cinema ; 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 ; 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 ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
  • Home use only
Cataloging source
KPLCP
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
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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
  • Tolins, Jonathan
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Cusack, John
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Gerrold, David
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema ; 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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Title from disc label
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935814351
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
103932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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, New Line Cinema ; 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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Title from disc label
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935814351
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
103932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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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