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The Resource Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; 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 presents ; 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 presents ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Bruce Green ; music, Aaron Zigman ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and mild language
Language note
In English, with English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
M378536 2008
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Bobby Coleman, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1966-
  • 1997-
  • 1972-
  • 1962-
  • 1951-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elbert, Ed
  • Kirschner, David
  • Sienega, Corey
  • Bass, Seth E
  • Tolins, Jonathan
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Cusack, John
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Yeoman, Robert D.
  • Green, Bruce Michael
  • Zigman, Aaron
  • Luczyc-Wyhowski, Hugo
  • Gerrold, David
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Widowers
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; 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
  • 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; theatrical trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794043106835
  • 00794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; 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
  • 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; theatrical trailer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794043106835
  • 00794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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