The Resource The machinist, Filmax Entertainment presents a Julio Fernández production, a film by Brad Anderson ; Castelao Productions ; produced by Julio Fernández ; written by Scott Kosar ; directed by Brad Anderson, (videorecording)

The machinist, Filmax Entertainment presents a Julio Fernández production, a film by Brad Anderson ; Castelao Productions ; produced by Julio Fernández ; written by Scott Kosar ; directed by Brad Anderson, (videorecording)

Label
The machinist
Title
The machinist
Statement of responsibility
Filmax Entertainment presents a Julio Fernández production, a film by Brad Anderson ; Castelao Productions ; produced by Julio Fernández ; written by Scott Kosar ; directed by Brad Anderson
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trevor Reznik hasn't slept in a year. The shocking deteroration of his physical and mental health has made his every waking moment an unrelenting state of confusion, paranoia, guilt, anxiety and terror. His only solace from this living nightmare comes from an affectionate prostitute. When cryptic notes turn up mysteriousley in his apartment and hallucinations of a co-worker that no one else sees causes a gruesome machine shop injury, he embarks on a journey to find out whether there is an elaborate plot to drive him mad or his fatigue has simply robbed him of reason.An industrial worker hasn't slept in a year. He is living a nightmare where cryptic notes appear, and has visions of a co-worker no one else can see. Are these mysteries part of a plot to drive him mad? Or, has fatigue simply robbed him of reason?
Awards note
Catalonian International Film Festival, Sitges, Spain, 2004: Best Actor (Christian Bale); Best Cinematography (Xavi Giménez)
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Xavi Giménez ; editor, Luis de la Madrid ; music, Roque Baños ; costume designer, Patricía Monné ; production designer, Alain Bainée
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1974-
  • 1958-
  • 1970-
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  • Anderson, Brad
  • Bale, Christian
  • Leigh, Jennifer Jason
  • Sánchez-Gijón, Aitana.
  • Sharian, John.
  • Giménez, Xavi
  • Baños, Roque.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
101
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  • Machinists
  • Industries
  • Paranoia
  • Insomnia
  • Visions
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The machinist, Filmax Entertainment presents a Julio Fernández production, a film by Brad Anderson ; Castelao Productions ; produced by Julio Fernández ; written by Scott Kosar ; directed by Brad Anderson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Brad Anderson; 'The machinist': breaking the rules; 8 deleted scenes
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 (101 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429279149
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
2077362
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av02632700
  • 868077
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The machinist, Filmax Entertainment presents a Julio Fernández production, a film by Brad Anderson ; Castelao Productions ; produced by Julio Fernández ; written by Scott Kosar ; directed by Brad Anderson, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Brad Anderson; 'The machinist': breaking the rules; 8 deleted scenes
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 (101 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429279149
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
2077362
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av02632700
  • 868077
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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