The Resource Get low, Sony Pictures Classics ; directed by Aaron Schneider ; screenplay by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell ; story by Chris Provenzano and Scott Seeke ; produced by Dean Zanuck, David Gundlach ; K5 International presents a Zanuck Independent Production ; in co-production with David Gundlach Productions, Lara Enterprises, TVN ; in association with Butchers Run Films

Get low, Sony Pictures Classics ; directed by Aaron Schneider ; screenplay by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell ; story by Chris Provenzano and Scott Seeke ; produced by Dean Zanuck, David Gundlach ; K5 International presents a Zanuck Independent Production ; in co-production with David Gundlach Productions, Lara Enterprises, TVN ; in association with Butchers Run Films

Label
Get low
Title
Get low
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; directed by Aaron Schneider ; screenplay by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell ; story by Chris Provenzano and Scott Seeke ; produced by Dean Zanuck, David Gundlach ; K5 International presents a Zanuck Independent Production ; in co-production with David Gundlach Productions, Lara Enterprises, TVN ; in association with Butchers Run Films
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Author
Composer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
For the past 40 years, Felix Bush has been a hermit, living alone on the outskirts of town. He's the stuff of legend--a frightening eccentric whose secluded home is where little boys test their courage by throwing rocks through the dangerous man's windows. When he hears an old friend has died, he makes a rare visit to town to meet with undertaker Frank Quinn to explain how he wants to "get low." He plans his burial plot, his stone, his farewell sendoff, and even the designated speaker. He intends this all to happen now, while he's still alive and can enjoy getting the value for his money. Quinn's young assistant Buddy isn't so sure about all this. Felix's past is a bit mysterious, but his desire for the party may have something to do with a long-ago romance with Mattie Darrow, who is now a widow, and has returned home. Is Mattie the reason Felix has been punishing himself all these years?
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, David Boyd ; production designer, Geoffrey Kirkland ; editor, Aaron Schneider ; music, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek ; costume designer, Julie Weiss
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some thematic material, and brief violent content
Language note
In English, dubbed French, Spanish, or Portuguese with optional subtitles in English, English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French, Spanish, or Portuguese. Commentary has optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or Portuguese
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.G48 2011
PerformerNote
Robert Duvall (Felix Bush), Sissy Spacek (Mattie Darrow), Bill Murray (Frank Quinn), Lucas Black (Buddy), Gerald McRaney (Rev. Gus Horton), Bill Cobbs (Rev. Charlie Jackson), Scott Cooper (Carl), Lori Beth Edgeman (Kathryn), Blerim Destani (Gary), Tomasz Karolak (Orville)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1950 September 21-
  • 1982-
  • 1970-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schneider, Aaron
  • Provenzano, Chris
  • Mitchell, C. Gaby
  • Seeke, Scott
  • Zanuck, Dean
  • Gundlach, David
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Murray, Bill
  • Black, Lucas
  • McRaney, Gerald
  • Cobbs, Bill
  • Cooper, Scott
  • Edgerman, Lori Beth
  • Destani, Blerim
  • Karolak, Tomasz
  • Kaczmarek, Jan A. P
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • K5 International (Firm)
  • Zanuck Independent (Firm)
  • David Gundlach Productions (Firm)
  • Lara Enterprises (Firm)
  • TVN (Television network)
  • Butchers Run Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hermits
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Loneliness
  • Men
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Tennessee
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Ermitaños
  • Ritos y ceremonias fúnebres
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Hermits
  • Loneliness
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Men
  • Tennessee
Technique
live action
Label
Get low, Sony Pictures Classics ; directed by Aaron Schneider ; screenplay by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell ; story by Chris Provenzano and Scott Seeke ; produced by Dean Zanuck, David Gundlach ; K5 International presents a Zanuck Independent Production ; in co-production with David Gundlach Productions, Lara Enterprises, TVN ; in association with Butchers Run Films
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Commentary with Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, director Aaron Schneider, and producer Dean Zanuck [audio feature]; Featurettes The deep South: Buried secrets (8 min.); Getting low: Getting into character (10 min.); A screenwriter's point of view (5 min.); Cast and crew Q & A (10 min.); Get low: On the red carpet (5 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Previews (11 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentary with Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, director Aaron Schneider, and producer Dean Zanuck; The deep South: buried secrets; Getting low: getting into character; a screenwriter's point of view; cast and crew Q & A; on the red carpet; theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn682210873
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396353138
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
35313
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Get low, Sony Pictures Classics ; directed by Aaron Schneider ; screenplay by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell ; story by Chris Provenzano and Scott Seeke ; produced by Dean Zanuck, David Gundlach ; K5 International presents a Zanuck Independent Production ; in co-production with David Gundlach Productions, Lara Enterprises, TVN ; in association with Butchers Run Films
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Commentary with Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, director Aaron Schneider, and producer Dean Zanuck [audio feature]; Featurettes The deep South: Buried secrets (8 min.); Getting low: Getting into character (10 min.); A screenwriter's point of view (5 min.); Cast and crew Q & A (10 min.); Get low: On the red carpet (5 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Previews (11 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentary with Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, director Aaron Schneider, and producer Dean Zanuck; The deep South: buried secrets; Getting low: getting into character; a screenwriter's point of view; cast and crew Q & A; on the red carpet; theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn682210873
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396353138
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
35313
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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