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The Resource The curious case of Benjamin Button, Paramount Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by David Fincher, (videorecording)

The curious case of Benjamin Button, Paramount Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by David Fincher, (videorecording)

Label
The curious case of Benjamin Button
Title
The curious case of Benjamin Button
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by David Fincher
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time
Member of
Awards note
2008 Oscar winners: Best Art Direction; Best Makeup; Best Visual Effects.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Curious case of Benjamin Button (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Claudio Miranda ; editors, Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall ; music, Alexandre Desplat
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C87 2009
PerformerNote
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Jared Harris, Elias Koteas, Phyllis Somerville, Tilda Swinton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1954-
  • 1945-
  • 1969-
  • 1974-
  • 1961-
  • 1961-
  • 1896-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pitt, Brad
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Chaffin, Ceán
  • Roth, Eric
  • Swicord, Robin
  • Fincher, David
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • Henson, Taraji P.
  • Ormond, Julia
  • Flemyng, Jason
  • Ali, Mahershala
  • Koteas, Elias
  • Harris, Jared
  • Somerville, Phyllis
  • Swinton, Tilda
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Kennedy/Marshall Company
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Infants
  • Human beings
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Adoptive parents
  • Diaries
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The curious case of Benjamin Button, Paramount Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by David Fincher, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
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
ocn310781322
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 CURIOUS ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A18MD037, #2, 10@12.99, WJM/RT ]
Other control number
032429256706
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33372
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 310781322
  • (OCoLC)310781322
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The curious case of Benjamin Button, Paramount Pictures & Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by David Fincher, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
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
ocn310781322
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 CURIOUS ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A18MD037, #2, 10@12.99, WJM/RT ]
Other control number
032429256706
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33372
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 310781322
  • (OCoLC)310781322
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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