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John Carpenter's Halloween [videorecording] / Compass International Pictures release ; Moustapha Akkad presents ; produced by Debra Hill ; directed by John Carpenter ; written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill.

Carpenter, John, 1948- (Director). Akkad, Moustapha. (Added Author). Hill, Debra. (Screenwriter). Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958- (Actor). Pleasence, Donald. (Actor). Soles, P. J. (Actor). Loomis, Nancy. (Actor). Cundey, Dean. (Added Author). Wallace, Tommy Lee. (Added Author). Compass Films (Firm) (Added Author). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25 anniversary ed., widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: DVD release of 1978 motion picture.
Disc 1 features: audio commentary with writer/director John Carpenter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, and producer Debra Hill. Disc 2 features: 87 min. documentary featuring interviews with writer/director John Carpenter, actors Jamie Lee Curtis, P.J. Soles, Nick Castle, Charles Cyphers, producer Debra Hill, director of photography Dean Cundey, editor and production designer Tommy Lee Wallace, executive producers Irwin Yablans, Moustapha Akkad and others, 10 min. featurette with actress P.J. Soles and producer Debra Hill revisiting the original Michael Myers house, theatrical trailer, TV spots, radio spots, poster and still gallery, talent bios, DVD-ROM original screenplay, DVD-ROM screen savers.
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. Feature presentation -- disc 2. Bonus materials.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editor and production designer, Tommy Lee Wallace.
Participant or Performer Note: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles, Nancy Loomis.
Summary, etc.: On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Halloween > Drama.
Serial murderers > Drama.
Halloween > Drama.
Serial killers > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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