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Laurel Canyon / Sony Pictures Classics presents in association with Good Machine International an Antidote Films production, a film by Lisa Cholodenko ; producers, Susan A. Stover, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte ; written & directed by Lisa Cholodenko.

Stover, Susan A. (Added Author). Levy-Hinte, Jeff. (Added Author). Cholodenko, Lisa. (Added Author). McDormand, Frances. (Added Author). Bale, Christian, 1974- (Added Author). Beckinsale, Kate. (Added Author). McElhone, Natascha, 1971- (Added Author). Nivola, Alessandro. (Added Author). Pfister, Wally. (Added Author). Gilliam, Stephanie. (Added Author). Duddleston, Amy E. (Added Author). Wedren, Craig. (Added Author). Evans, Cindy. (Added Author). Hardwicke, Catherine. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). Good Machine International. (Added Author). Antidote Films (Firm) (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Frances Mcdormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Natascha McElhone, Alessandro Nivola. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F LAUREL 644 (Text) 34706000835803 DVD Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA LAU (Text) 33187001898556 Digital Video Disc Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa LAURE (Text) 76383000324664 Movies Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD LAUREL (Text) 39206019386687 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1404922806
  • ISBN: 9781404922808
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: director commentary; featurette; filmographies; weblink.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; art director, Stephanie Gilliam ; editor, Amy E. Duddleston ; original music score, Craig Wedren ; costume designer, Cindy Evans ; production designer, Catherine Hardwicke.
Participant or Performer Note:
Frances Mcdormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Natascha McElhone, Alessandro Nivola.
Summary, etc.:
Harvard graduate Sam and his fiancée, Alex, move into Sam's mother's house in upscale Laurel Canyon, thinking that she would not be there. Only problem is that she is still there, supposedly finishing up a record that she's producing for her boy toy, Ian's band. Sam's mom seems more interested in smoking pot and drinking than actually working, though. Alex doesn't mind, but Sam is quite upset. Alex starts off focused as she works on finishing a dissertation on genomics, but is soon distracted. Meanwhile, Sam is equally distracted by the beautiful intern Sara.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, language and drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby, DTS surround sound, Region 1 encoding.
Language Note:
English dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Director's View Film Festival, 2003: Dorothy Arzner Prize (Lisa Cholodenko).
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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