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The Resource The Silence of the lambs, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Orion Pictures release ; a Strong Heart/Demme production ; a Jonathan Demme picture ; produced by Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozeman ; screenplay by Ted Tally ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)

The Silence of the lambs, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Orion Pictures release ; a Strong Heart/Demme production ; a Jonathan Demme picture ; produced by Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozeman ; screenplay by Ted Tally ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)

Label
The Silence of the lambs
Title
The Silence of the lambs
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Orion Pictures release ; a Strong Heart/Demme production ; a Jonathan Demme picture ; produced by Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozeman ; screenplay by Ted Tally ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 1992: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Anthony Hopkins) ; Best Actress in a Leading Role (Jodie Foster) ; Best Director (Jonathan Demme) ; Best Picture (Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ronald M. Bozman) ; Best Writing, Screeplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Ted Tally).
  • Golden Globes (USA), 1992: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jodie Foster).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music, Howard Shore ; production designer, Kristi Zea
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby surround) or Spanish (Dolby surround) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
S554634 2007
PerformerNote
Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1994
  • 1944-2017
  • 1937-
  • 1942-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Utt, Kenneth
  • Saxon, Edward
  • Bozman, Ron
  • Demme, Jonathan
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Glenn, Scott
  • Levine, Ted
  • Heald, Anthony
  • Harris, Thomas
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Orion Pictures
  • Strong Heart/Demme Production (Firm)
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lecter, Hannibal
  • United States
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Psychopaths
  • Kidnapping victims
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Silence of the lambs, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Orion Pictures release ; a Strong Heart/Demme production ; a Jonathan Demme picture ; produced by Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozeman ; screenplay by Ted Tally ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Thomas Harris
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: Disc 1: Widescreen feature ; Disc 2: "Inside the labyrinth:" the making of 'The silence of the lambs' documentary; all-new 'The silence of the lambs:" page to screen 2-part documentary ("A wealth of talent" and "Preparation and authenticity"); all-new Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster 3-part documentary ("The beginning," "Making 'The silence of the lambs'" and "Breaking the silence"); all-new "Scoring the 'Silence'" featurette; outtakes reel; original 1991 making-of featurette; 22 deleted scenes; photo gallery including more than 100 exclusive, behind-the-scenes shote; TV spots; Anthony Hopkins promotional phone message; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm78278027
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HORROR 791.436552 SILENCE ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; YVN0808MW34 ; [B15MD220, #1, 10@9.99, LAP/ddg ]
Other control number
027616065841
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106584
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 78278027
  • (Sirsi) 78278027
  • (OCoLC)78278027
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Silence of the lambs, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; an Orion Pictures release ; a Strong Heart/Demme production ; a Jonathan Demme picture ; produced by Edward Saxon, Kenneth Utt, Ron Bozeman ; screenplay by Ted Tally ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel by Thomas Harris
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: Disc 1: Widescreen feature ; Disc 2: "Inside the labyrinth:" the making of 'The silence of the lambs' documentary; all-new 'The silence of the lambs:" page to screen 2-part documentary ("A wealth of talent" and "Preparation and authenticity"); all-new Jonathan Demme & Jodie Foster 3-part documentary ("The beginning," "Making 'The silence of the lambs'" and "Breaking the silence"); all-new "Scoring the 'Silence'" featurette; outtakes reel; original 1991 making-of featurette; 22 deleted scenes; photo gallery including more than 100 exclusive, behind-the-scenes shote; TV spots; Anthony Hopkins promotional phone message; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm78278027
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
2 videodiscs (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
HORROR 791.436552 SILENCE ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; YVN0808MW34 ; [B15MD220, #1, 10@9.99, LAP/ddg ]
Other control number
027616065841
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106584
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 78278027
  • (Sirsi) 78278027
  • (OCoLC)78278027
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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