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Monster / Newmarket Films in association with Media 8 Entertainment and DEJ Productions present a K/W Productions and Denver & Delilah Films production in association with VIP Medienfonds 2/MDP Filmproduktion, a Patty Jenkins film ; produced by Charlize Theron, Mark Damon, Clark Peterson, Donald Kushner, Brad Wyman ; written and directed by Patty Jenkins.

Theron, Charlize. (Added Author). Damon, Mark, 1933- (Added Author). Peterson, Clark. (Added Author). Kushner, Donald. (Added Author). Wyman, Brad. (Added Author). Jenkins, Patty (Added Author). Ricci, Christina. (Added Author). Dern, Bruce. (Added Author). Tergesen, Lee. (Added Author). Corley, Annie. (Added Author). Wilson, Scott, 1942- (Added Author). Bernstein, Steven. (Added Author). B. T. (Brian Transeau), 1971- (Added Author). Meyers, Rhona. (Added Author). McAvoy, Edward T., 1949- (Added Author). Newmarket Films. (Added Author). Media 8 Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). DEJ Productions, Inc. (Added Author). K/W Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Denver & Delilah Films (Added Author). VIP 2 Medienfonds. (Added Author). MDP Filmproduktion. (Added Author). First Look Studios. (Added Author). Director of photography, Steven Bernstein ; editors, Jane Kurson, Arthur Coburn ; music, BT ; costume designer, Rhona Meyers ; production designer, Edward T. McAvoy. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD Monster (Text) 31208910488883 audiovisual Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1592419364
  • ISBN: 9781592419364
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : First Look Studios, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: "Based on a true story: the making of Monster" featurette (16 min.); DTS film making demo featurette; interview with Patty Jenkins & composer BT; international trailer; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Steven Bernstein ; editors, Jane Kurson, Arthur Coburn ; music, BT ; costume designer, Rhona Meyers ; production designer, Edward T. McAvoy.
Participant or Performer Note: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen, Annie Corley, Scott Wilson.
Summary, etc.: Based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who was executed in 2002 for the brutal murders of at least 6 men in Florida. Homeless most of her life, Wuornos subsisted by working as a prostitute. In Florida, down to her last five dollars and pondering suicide, she stopped into a bar for a beer where she meets Selby. One night, after a john attacks her, Aileen pulls a gun and kills the man. Aileen's loathing for the men who pay her for sex becomes so extreme that she begins killing her customers regardless of their behavior.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; strong violence and sexual content, and for pervasive language.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; NTSC.
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Language track in English, with optional Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note: Academy Award, 2004: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Theron).
Subject: Wuornos, Aileen > Drama.
Women serial murderers > United States > Drama.
Prostitutes > Florida > Drama.
Prostitutes' customers > Florida > Drama.
Criminal behavior > Florida > Drama.
Abused women > United States > Drama.
Prostitutas > Florida > Teatro.
Mujeres maltratadas > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Biographical films.
Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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