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The Resource Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis, (DVD)

Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis, (DVD)

Label
Forrest Gump
Title
Forrest Gump
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Musician
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth).
  • Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).
Cataloging source
IFJ
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Forrest Gump (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 791.436543
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence
Language note
English or French language tracks; optional English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F677 2001
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1945-
  • 1956-
  • 1966-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Tisch, Steve,
  • Finerman, Wendy,
  • Starkey, Steve,
  • Roth, Eric
  • Burgess, Don
  • Schmidt, Arthur,
  • Silvestri, Alan,
  • Hanks, Tom,
  • Wright, Robin
  • Sinise, Gary,
  • Williamson, Mykelti,
  • Field, Sally,
  • Groom, Winston
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
141
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Groom, Winston
  • Groom, Winston
  • People with mental disabilities
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forrest Gump -- Behind the magic of Forest Gump
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792166894
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361564449
  • 032429256911
  • 883929303977
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 156444
  • 15644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm47981929
  • (OCoLC)47981929
  • 2389207
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen version; Dolby Digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forrest Gump -- Behind the magic of Forest Gump
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792166894
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361564449
  • 032429256911
  • 883929303977
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 156444
  • 15644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm47981929
  • (OCoLC)47981929
  • 2389207
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen version; Dolby Digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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