The Resource Saw, Lions Gate Films ; Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; written by Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan

Saw, Lions Gate Films ; Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; written by Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan

Label
Saw
Title
Saw
Statement of responsibility
Lions Gate Films ; Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; written by Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Obessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying"--Container
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David A. Armstrong ; editor, Kevin Greutert ; music, Charlie Clouser ; costume designer, Jennifer Soulages ; production designer, Julie Berghoff
Dewey number
PN1995.9.S87
Intended audience
MPAA: Unrated
Language note
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
S29 2006
PerformerNote
Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Ken Leung, Tobin Bell, Makenzie Vega, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Benito Martinez, Leigh Whannell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1962-
  • 1977-
  • 1954-
  • 1994-
  • 1968-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wan, James
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Glover, Danny
  • Potter, Monica
  • Clouser, Charlie
  • Hoffman, Gregg
  • Koules, Oren
  • Burg, Mark
  • Whannell, Leigh
  • Emerson, Michael
  • Leung, Ken
  • Bell, Tobin
  • Vega, Makenzie
  • Smith, Shawnee
  • Meyer, Dina
  • Martinez, Benito
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
  • Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
  • Twisted Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murderers
  • Survivalism
  • Asesinato
  • Técnicas de supervivencia
  • Serial murderers
  • Survivalism
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Saw, Lions Gate Films ; Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; written by Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Disc 1: 2 feature-length audio commentaries ; Disc 2: 'Saw' director's original short film; on-set previews of 'Saw II'; Hacking away at 'Saw': behind-the-scenes; exclusive episode of "Full disclosure report": go inside the real Jigsaw investigation!; alternate storyboard sequence; Jigsaw's workshop (Build a puppet DVD-ROM); 'Saw' director's art gallery; Trailers
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
Disc 1. Feature presentation -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm65519819
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed. ; Uncut ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398182610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
19228
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX, DTS-ES 6.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saw, Lions Gate Films ; Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; written by Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Disc 1: 2 feature-length audio commentaries ; Disc 2: 'Saw' director's original short film; on-set previews of 'Saw II'; Hacking away at 'Saw': behind-the-scenes; exclusive episode of "Full disclosure report": go inside the real Jigsaw investigation!; alternate storyboard sequence; Jigsaw's workshop (Build a puppet DVD-ROM); 'Saw' director's art gallery; Trailers
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
Disc 1. Feature presentation -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm65519819
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special ed. ; Uncut ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398182610
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
19228
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround EX, DTS-ES 6.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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