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Capote / United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions, Infinity Media Production ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince & Michael Ohoven ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; directed by Bennett Miller.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Main DVD Capote (Text) 840191002564591 Movies - Main Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer : 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based on the book by Gerald Clarke.
Special features: 2 behind-the scenes documentaries ; "Answered prayers" : a documentary on Truman Capote ; commentaries by Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller; and Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel ; previews of other films.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Adam Kimmel ; editor, Christopher Tellefsen ; music, Mychael Danna.
Participant or Performer Note:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper.
Summary, etc.:
In 1959, Truman Capote was a critically acclaimed novelist when he read a short newspaper item about a multiple murder in a small Kansas town. Fascinated by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood."
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R, for some violent images and brief strong language; CHV rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English or French with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2006: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Philip Seymour Hoffman) ; Golden Globes, 2006: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Subject: Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 > Drama.
Hickock, Richard Eugene, 1931-1965 > Drama.
Smith, Perry Edward, 1928-1965 > Drama.
Murderers > Interviews > Drama.
Authors, American > 20th century > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > Kansas > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
DVD-Video discs.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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