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The big short / Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; directed by Adam McKay.

McKay, Adam, 1968- (film director,, screenwriter.). Randolph, Charles, (screenwriter.). Pitt, Brad, 1963- (film producer,, actor.). Gardner, Dede, (film producer.). Kleiner, Jeremy, (film producer.). Milchan, Arnon, (film producer.). Gosling, Ryan, 1980- (actor.). Bale, Christian, 1974- (actor.). Carell, Steve, 1963- (actor.). Leo, Melissa, (actor.). Linklater, Hamish, (actor.). Spall, Rafe, 1983- (actor.). Strong, Jeremy, 1978- (actor.). Tomei, Marisa, (actor.). Wittrock, Finn, 1984- (actor.). Gillan, Karen, 1987- (actor.). Magaro, John, 1983- (actor.). Britell, Nicholas, 1980- (composer.). Corwin, Hank, (editor of moving image work.). Hartley, Clayton R., (production designer.). Ackroyd, Barry, (director of photography.). Lewis, Michael (Michael M.). Motion picture adaptation of (work): Big short. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (presenter.). Regency Enterprises (presenter.). Plan B Entertainment, (production company.). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Music, Nicholas Britell ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; editor, Hank Corwin ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; director of photography, Barry Ackroyd. (Cast).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Wide screen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
Based upon the book by Michael Lewis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Nicholas Britell ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; editor, Hank Corwin ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; director of photography, Barry Ackroyd.
Participant or Performer Note: Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Karen Gillan, John Magaro.
Summary, etc.: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish; optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities.
Awards Note: Academy Awards, 2015: Best writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)
Subject: Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 > Drama.
Financial crises > United States > 21st century > Drama.
United States > Economic conditions > 2001-2009 > Drama.
Lewis, Michael (Michael M.) > Film adaptations.
Genre: Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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