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

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

Label
Saw
Title
Saw
Statement of responsibility
Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production, a film by James Wan ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; written by Leigh Whannell ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer is abducting morally wayward people and forcing them to play horrifric games for their own survival. Faced with impossible choices, each victim must struggle to win back his or her life, or else die trying
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David A. Armstrong ; art director, Nanet Harty ; editor, Kevin Greutert ; music, Charlie Clouser ; costume designer, Jennifer Soulages ; production designer, Julie Berghoff ; visual effects supervisor, Marlo Pabon ; special effects supervisor, Tom Bellissimo
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong grisly violence and language
Language note
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1993.5.U6
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • S29 2005
  • .S29 2005
PerformerNote
Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Tobin Bell, Ken Leung, Makenzie Vega, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Benito Martinez, Leigh Whannell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1962-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wan, James
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Glover, Danny
  • Potter, Monica
  • Emerson, Michael
  • Bell, Tobin
  • Armstrong, David A
  • Clouser, Charlie
  • Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murderers
  • Moral development
  • Victims of crimes
  • Delitos y delincuentes
  • Victimas de delitos
  • Moral development
  • Serial murderers
  • Victims of crimes
  • Victims of crimes
  • Moral development
  • Serial murderers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Saw, Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production, a film by James Wan ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; written by Leigh Whannell ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director James Wan and writer/actor Leigh Whannel; 2 music videos including the exclusive unrated version; making-of the music video; "Sawed Off" minifeaturette; trailers and TV spots; 'Saw' promotional art gallery
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
ocm57241431
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 6.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saw, Twisted Pictures presents a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production, a film by James Wan ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg ; written by Leigh Whannell ; story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell ; directed by James Wan
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director James Wan and writer/actor Leigh Whannel; 2 music videos including the exclusive unrated version; making-of the music video; "Sawed Off" minifeaturette; trailers and TV spots; 'Saw' promotional art gallery
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
ocm57241431
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 6.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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