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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • spa
  • 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
ROB
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
PN1997
LC item number
.S39 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
  • 1962-
  • 1933-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wan, James
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Glover, Danny
  • Potter, Monica
  • Emerson, Michael
  • Bell, Tom
  • Armstrong, David A
  • Clouser, Charlie
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Serial murderers
  • Moral development
  • Victims of crimes
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm67692637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation 16:9; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm67692637
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation 16:9; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 6.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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