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The Resource Beowulf, Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, (videorecording)

Beowulf, Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, (videorecording)

Label
Beowulf
Title
Beowulf
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Beowulf
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Presley ; editor, Jeremiah O'Driscoll ; original songs by Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri ; music score composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri ; senior visual effects supervisor, Jerome Chen ; production designer, Doug Chiang ; costume designer, Gabriella Pescucci ; imagery and animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sexual material, and nudity
  • Canadian home video rating: 14A
Language note
In English, Français, or Español with optional subtitles in English, Français, or Español ; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.F36
LC item number
B469854 2008
PerformerNote
Ray Winstone (Beowulf), Anthony Hopkins (Hrothgar), John Malkovich (Unferth), Robin Wright Penn (Wealthow), Brendan Gleeson (Wiglaf), Crispin Glover (Grendel), Alison Lohman (Ursula), Angelina Jolie (Grendel's mother)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1952-
  • 1937-
  • 1966-
  • 1979-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Winstone, Ray
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Starkey, Steve
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Malkovich, John
  • Wright, Robin
  • Gleeson, Brendan
  • Glover, Crispin
  • Lohman, Alison
  • Jolie, Angelina
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Shangri-La Entertainment (Firm)
  • ImageMovers (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry, English (Old)
  • English poetry
  • Beowulf
  • Grendel (Legendary character)
  • Heroes
  • Mothers
  • Demonology
  • Battles
Target audience
general
Technique
animation
Label
Beowulf, Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the epic poem Beowulf
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: A hero's journey: the making of Beowulf [featurette] (24 min.); Previews (7 min.)
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
Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- A hero's journey: The making of Beowulf -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround ; Spanish 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocn184908486
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781415738528
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 BEOWULF ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1305M9.
Other control number
  • 097363473046
  • 097363473060
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34730
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 184908486
  • (Sirsi) 184908486
  • (OCoLC)184908486
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35 : 1; enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Beowulf, Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the epic poem Beowulf
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: A hero's journey: the making of Beowulf [featurette] (24 min.); Previews (7 min.)
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
Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- A hero's journey: The making of Beowulf -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround ; Spanish 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Control code
ocn184908486
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9781415738528
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 BEOWULF ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; HMH ; V1305M9.
Other control number
  • 097363473046
  • 097363473060
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
34730
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 184908486
  • (Sirsi) 184908486
  • (OCoLC)184908486
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35 : 1; enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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