The Resource Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)

Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)

Label
Rain man
Title
Rain man
Statement of responsibility
United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd
Title variation
Rainman
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best Picture (Johnson), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Hofmann), Best Director (Levinson) & Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Bass, Morrow), 1988
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; film editor, Stu Linder ; music by Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945 December 27-
  • 1937-
  • 1962-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morrow, Barry.
  • Bass, Ronald.
  • Johnson, Mark
  • Levinson, Barry.
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Golino, Valeria.
  • Seale, John
  • Linder, Stu
  • Zimmer, Hans.
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
134
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Autism
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Deleted scene; Original featurette; Journey of Rain Man; audio commentary; Photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (134 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884169
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
M132280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00254996
  • 904493
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Deleted scene; Original featurette; Journey of Rain Man; audio commentary; Photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (134 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884169
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
M132280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00254996
  • 904493
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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