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The hippopotamus / The Electric Shadow Company ; writers, Blanche McIntyre and Tom Hodgson ; directed by John Jencks.

Jencks, John, (film director.). McIntyre, Blanche, (screenwriter.). Hodgson, Tom, (screenwriter.). Modine, Matthew, (actor.). Tovey, Russell, (actor.). Allam, Roger, (actor.). Berrington, Emily, (actor.). Knight, Tommy, 1993- (actor.). Fry, Stephen, 1957- Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Hippopotamus. (Added Author). Electric Shadow Company, (production company.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Matthew Modine, Russell Tovey, Roger Allam, Tommy Knight, Emily Berrington. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD COMEDY HIP (Text) 33187004254245 Digital Video Disc Available -
 : 51603 [ A.G. 2017-08-08 @ FULCO-ROC ]
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F HIP (Text) 34330513149105 AV - Nearly New Movies Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD Hippopot (Text) 31208911967307 audiovisual Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC HIPPOPOTAMUS (Text) 33946003235707 Movies . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book The hippopotamus by Stephen Fry.
DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.
Special features: Making of ; Book to screen ; Interview.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Samuel Karl Bohn, Antonio Sanchez.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matthew Modine, Russell Tovey, Roger Allam, Tommy Knight, Emily Berrington.
Summary, etc.:
It is the story of a poet who is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. The disgruntled, cantankerous, semi-famous poet Ted Wallace is hired to investigate strange doings at Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Miracles > Drama.
Curiosities and wonders > Drama.
Poets > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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