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The Resource Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert, (videorecording)

Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert, (videorecording)

Label
Martian child
Title
Martian child
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
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 ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski ; editor, Bruce Green ; costume designer, Michael Dennison ; music by Aaron Zigman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and mild language
Language note
In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
M378 2008
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Sophie Okonedo, Bobby Coleman, Richard Schiff, Howard Hesseman, Joan Cusack
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1972-
  • 1997-
  • 1955-
  • 1962-
  • 1955-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cusack, John
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Schiff, Richard
  • Hesseman, Howard
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Kirschner, David
  • Sienega, Corey
  • Elbert, Ed
  • Gerrold, David
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerrold, David
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Melodrama
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book The Martian Child by David Gerrold
  • Special features: Deleted/alternate scenes: Bullies, I'm from outer space, On the set of Drakoban, Transfobalmedial, I am a Marsonian, Taunted, Time to eat, Be a good spy, Are you psychic?, Family BBQ, Delicious & nutritious, Elevator, Kiddie Vietnam, Picture perfect; Feature audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner and writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins; Handle with care: working with the Martian child; The real Martian child; Theatrical trailer; Sneak peaks; DVD-ROM/online features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 MARTIAN ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; LAP ; B14MD068.
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)183717096
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Martian child, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book The Martian Child by David Gerrold
  • Special features: Deleted/alternate scenes: Bullies, I'm from outer space, On the set of Drakoban, Transfobalmedial, I am a Marsonian, Taunted, Time to eat, Be a good spy, Are you psychic?, Family BBQ, Delicious & nutritious, Elevator, Kiddie Vietnam, Picture perfect; Feature audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner and writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins; Handle with care: working with the Martian child; The real Martian child; Theatrical trailer; Sneak peaks; DVD-ROM/online features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 MARTIAN ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; LAP ; B14MD068.
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)183717096
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround
Video recording format
DVD

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