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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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
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
Awards note
Heartland Truly Moving Picture Award.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martian child (Motion picture)
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
  • 1955-
  • 1951-
  • 1952-2010
  • 1966-
  • 1972-
  • 1997-
  • 1955-
  • 1962-
  • 1944-
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  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Bass, Seth E
  • Tolins, Jonathan
  • Kirschner, David
  • Sienega, Corey
  • Elbert, Ed
  • Yeoman, Robert D.
  • Luczyc-Wyhowski, Hugo
  • Green, Bruce Michael
  • Dennison, Michael
  • Zigman, Aaron
  • Cusack, John
  • Peet, Amanda
  • Platt, Oliver
  • Okonedo, Sophie
  • Coleman, Bobby
  • Schiff, Richard
  • Hesseman, Howard
  • Cusack, Joan
  • Gerrold, David
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
107
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  • Gerrold, David
  • Widowers
  • Authors, American
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Autores estadounidenses
  • Adopción
  • Gerrold, David
  • United States
  • Widowers
  • Adoption
  • Authors, American
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Widowers
  • American authors
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Widowers
  • American authors
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
  • Widowers
  • American authors
  • Adoption
  • Imagination in children
  • Life on other planets
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • 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
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: Widescreen version -- Feature audio commentary with producers David Kirchner and Cary Sienega and writers Seth E. Bass and Jonathan Tollins -- Deleted scenes -- "Handle with care: Working with the Martian Child" featurette -- "The real Martian Child" featurette -- Language: Egnlish 5.1 surround ; English Stereo surround -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • 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
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: Widescreen version -- Feature audio commentary with producers David Kirchner and Cary Sienega and writers Seth E. Bass and Jonathan Tollins -- Deleted scenes -- "Handle with care: Working with the Martian Child" featurette -- "The real Martian Child" featurette -- Language: Egnlish 5.1 surround ; English Stereo surround -- Subtitles: English, Spanish
Control code
ocn183717096
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.)
Isbn
9780780656734
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043106835
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000031708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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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