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The Resource Dark city, presented by New Line Cinema ; a Mystery Clock production ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Alex Proyas and Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer ; story by Alex Proyas ; produced by Andrew Mason and Alex Proyas

Dark city, presented by New Line Cinema ; a Mystery Clock production ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Alex Proyas and Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer ; story by Alex Proyas ; produced by Andrew Mason and Alex Proyas

Label
Dark city
Title
Dark city
Statement of responsibility
presented by New Line Cinema ; a Mystery Clock production ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Alex Proyas and Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer ; story by Alex Proyas ; produced by Andrew Mason and Alex Proyas
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"When John Murdoch awakens in a strange hotel room, he finds that he is wanted for a series of brutal murders. The problem is he can't remember a thing. Pursued by the police and haunted by The Strangers, mysterious beings who possess the ability to stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the twisted riddle of his identity. But in a city where reality is the ultimate illusion, discovering the truth could be fatal"--Container
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Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
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Dark city (Motion picture : 1998)
Credits note
Director of photography, Dariusz Wolski ; edited by Dov Hoenig ; music by Trevor Jones ; production designers, George Liddle, Patrick Tatopoulos
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violent images and some sexuality
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
D37 1998
PerformerNote
Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, Richard O'Brien, Ian Richardson, William Hurt, Colin Friels, Mitchell Butel, Frank Gallacher, Bruce Spence, Melissa George, John Bluthal
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  • 1963-
  • 1967-
  • 1966-
  • 1942-
  • 1934-2007
  • 1949 March 23-
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  • Proyas, Alex
  • Dobbs, Lem
  • Goyer, David S
  • Mason, Andrew
  • Sewell, Rufus
  • Sutherland, Kiefer
  • Connelly, Jennifer
  • O'Brien, Richard
  • Richardson, Ian
  • Hurt, William
  • Wolski, Dariusz A
  • Hoenig, Dov
  • Jones, Trevor
  • Ebert, Roger
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Mystery Clock (Firm)
  • New Line Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
100
Series statement
New Line platinum series
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  • Fugitives from justice
  • Amnesiacs
  • Dystopian plays
  • Serial murderers
  • Delitos
  • Asesinato
  • Amnesiacs
  • Dystopias
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Serial murderers
  • Amnesia
  • Serial murders
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Dark city, presented by New Line Cinema ; a Mystery Clock production ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Alex Proyas and Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer ; story by Alex Proyas ; produced by Andrew Mason and Alex Proyas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features include: optional audio commentary by film critic Roger Ebert ; optional audio commentary by Proyas, Dobbs, Goyer, Wolski and Tatopoulos; cast and crew bios (Sewell, Connelly, Richardson, Sutherland, O'Brien, Hurt, Mason, Dobbs, Jones, Wolski, Proyas, Goyer); set design gallery (15 images); "The 'Metropolis' comparison" essays (16 p. total); "Neil Gaiman on 'Dark city'" essay (2 p.); original theatrical trailer (2 min.); "To Shell Beach--" interactive game
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1) on side A -- Full screen format on side B
Control code
ocm39645134
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780622555
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794043465727
  • 794043122965
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen format (2.35:1) or standard format (1.33:1); widescreen version is "Enhanced for widescreen TVs."
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dark city, presented by New Line Cinema ; a Mystery Clock production ; directed by Alex Proyas ; screenplay by Alex Proyas and Lem Dobbs and David S. Goyer ; story by Alex Proyas ; produced by Andrew Mason and Alex Proyas
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features include: optional audio commentary by film critic Roger Ebert ; optional audio commentary by Proyas, Dobbs, Goyer, Wolski and Tatopoulos; cast and crew bios (Sewell, Connelly, Richardson, Sutherland, O'Brien, Hurt, Mason, Dobbs, Jones, Wolski, Proyas, Goyer); set design gallery (15 images); "The 'Metropolis' comparison" essays (16 p. total); "Neil Gaiman on 'Dark city'" essay (2 p.); original theatrical trailer (2 min.); "To Shell Beach--" interactive game
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.35:1) on side A -- Full screen format on side B
Control code
ocm39645134
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780622555
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794043465727
  • 794043122965
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
N4657
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen format (2.35:1) or standard format (1.33:1); widescreen version is "Enhanced for widescreen TVs."
Video recording format
DVD
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