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Ordinary people [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford.

Schwary, Ronald L. (Added Author). Sargent, Alvin. (Added Author). Redford, Robert. (Added Author). Sutherland, Donald, 1935- (Added Author). Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936- (Added Author). Hirsch, Judd. (Added Author). Hutton, Timothy, 1960- (Added Author). McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- (Added Author). Walsh, M. Emmet, 1935- (Added Author). Baldwin, Adam, 1962- (Added Author). Sikking, James, 1934- (Added Author). Bailey, John, 1942- (Added Author). Bennett, Phillip. (Added Author). Kanew, Jefferey. (Added Author). Hamlisch, Marvin. (Added Author). Pollack, Bernie. (Added Author). Guest, Judith. Ordinary people. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures. (Added Author). Wildwood Enterprises. (Added Author).
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  • 15 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0792171616
  • ISBN: 9780792171614
  • ISBN: 0792171608
  • ISBN: 9780792171607
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as motion picture in 1980.
Based on the novel by Judith Guest.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John Bailey ; art directors, Phillip Bennett, John Michael Riva ; editor, Jeff Kanew ; music, Marvin Hamlisch ; costume designer, Bernie Pollack.
Participant or Performer Note: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton, Elizabeth McGovern with M. Emmet Walsh, Adam Baldwin, James B. Sikking.
Summary, etc.: The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide.
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note: Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Academy Award, Best Picture, 1980
Oscar winner, 1980
Subject: Sons > Death > Psychological aspects > Drama.
Bereavement > Psychological aspects > Drama.
Brothers > Death > Psychological aspects > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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