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Dogtown and Z-boys / Sony Pictures Classics ; Vans "Off the Wall" Productions ; an AOP production ; directed by Stacy Peralta ; produced by Agi Orsi ; written by Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk.

Peralta, Stacy. (Added Author). Orsi, Agi. (Added Author). Stecyk, Craig, 1950- (Added Author). Penn, Sean, 1960- (Added Author). Vans "Off the Wall" Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Agi Orsi Productions. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD 796.22 DOG (Text) 34304000420956 Adult - DVD Available -
Melton PL - Melton YA DVD DOG (Text) 79591000030177 YA DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 796.22 Dogtown (Text) 31208910675679 audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404977651
  • ISBN: 9781404977655
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
"The birth of extreme"--Container.
Special features: exclusive sneak peek at the theatrical release of Lords of Dogtown; two Webisodes about Lords of Dogtown ; alternate ending ; director and editor commentary; extended "raw" skate footage.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Peter Pilafian ; editor, Paul Crowder ; original music, Terry Wilson, Paul Crowder.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Sean Penn; featuring, Shogo Kubo, Bob Biniak, Nathan Pratt, Stacy Peralta, Jim Muir, Allen Sarlo, Chris Cahill, Tony Alva, Paul Constantineau, Jay Adams, Peggy Oki, Wentzle Ruml.
Summary, etc.:
Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital 5.0.
Language Note:
In English with optional French subtitles ; Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Best Documentary, 2002 Independent Spirit Awards; Best Director and Audience Awards, 2001 Sundance Film Festival; Audience Award, 2001 AFI Film Festival.
Subject: Skateboarding > California > Los Angeles > History.
Skateboarders > California > Los Angeles.
Surfing > California > Los Angeles > History.
Genre: Sports films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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