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The Resource The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris & Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris & Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)

Label
The grifters
Title
The grifters
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris & Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A small-town conman struggles between his estranged mother and new girlfriend, both of whom are high-stakes grifters
Cataloging source
ICrlFMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editor, Mick Audsley ; music, Elmer Bernstein
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G75 2002
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening, Pat Hingle, J.T. Walsh, Charles Napier, Henry Jones, Gailard Sartain, Stephen Tobolowsky
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1933-2008
  • 1906-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cusack, John
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • Bening, Annette
  • Westlake, Donald E.
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Miramax Films
Runtime
110
Series statement
Miramax collector's series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mother and child
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Mother-child relationship
  • Closed caption video recordings
  • Videodiscs
  • Film adaptations
  • Film noir
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris & Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on: The grifters / Jim Thompson
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container
  • Includes optional audio commentary, production featurette, Jim Thompson story, scrapbook, sneak peeks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Isbn
9780788837753
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936190953
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMchF)fol08475296
  • (HSHG)7D57344E095D4B53936AE6C6B389CC03
  • 67416
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris & Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on: The grifters / Jim Thompson
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990
  • "Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container
  • Includes optional audio commentary, production featurette, Jim Thompson story, scrapbook, sneak peeks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.)
Isbn
9780788837753
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936190953
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMchF)fol08475296
  • (HSHG)7D57344E095D4B53936AE6C6B389CC03
  • 67416
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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