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Pontiac moon / Paramount Pictures presents a Robert Schaffel/Youssef Vahabzadeh production, a Peter Medak film ; produced by Robert Schaffel and Youssef Vahabzadeh ; screenplay by Finn Taylor & Jeffrey Brown ; directed by Peter Medak.

Medak, Peter. (Added Author). Schaffel, Robert (Robert L.) (Added Author). Vahabzadeh, Youssef. (Added Author). Taylor, Finn, 1958- (Added Author). Brown, Jeffrey. (Added Author). Danson, Ted, 1947- (Added Author). Steenburgen, Mary. (Added Author). Todd, Ryan. (Added Author). Schweig, Eric, 1967- (Added Author). Moriarty, Cathy. (Added Author). Gail, Max. (Added Author). Persky, Lisa Jane. (Added Author). Quinn, J. C., 1940-2004 (Added Author). Schuck, John, 1940- (Added Author). Kloss, Thomas, 1956- (Added Author). Skinner, William Ladd. (Added Author). Coates, Anne V. (Added Author). Edelman, Randy. (Added Author). Myers, Ruth. (Added Author). Beecroft, Jeffrey. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Ryan Todd, Eric Schweig, Cathy Moriarty, Max Gail, Lisa Jane Persky, J.C. Quinn, John Schuck. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Series Information

Widescreen DVD collection.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0792197720
  • ISBN: 9780792197720
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen]
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 1995.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1994.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Thomas Kloss ; art director, William Ladd Skinner ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music composer, Randy Edelman ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Ryan Todd, Eric Schweig, Cathy Moriarty, Max Gail, Lisa Jane Persky, J.C. Quinn, John Schuck.
Summary, etc.:
In the summer of 1969, a whole nation awaited the Apollo XI mission to the moon. Science teacher Washington Bellamy and his son undertake a fantastic journey of their own. Their goal: to match the mileage from the Earth to the moon in Washington's 1949 Pontiac Chief. If Washington's calcuations are correct, they will arrive at the Spires of the Moon National Park just as the astronauts land on the moon.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13, for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Drama.
Pontiac automobile > Drama.
Manned space flight > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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