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The Resource Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (DVD)

Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (DVD)

Label
Rain man
Title
Rain man
Statement of responsibility
United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd
Title variation
Rainman
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best Picture (Johnson), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Hofmann), Best Director (Levinson) & Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Bass, Morrow), 1988
Cataloging source
NJT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Rain man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; film editor, Stu Linder ; music by Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R1959 2006
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945 December 27-
  • 1937-
  • 1962-
  • 1942-
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  • Morrow, Barry,
  • Bass, Ronald,
  • Johnson, Mark
  • Levinson, Barry,
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Golino, Valeria,
  • Seale, John
  • Linder, Stu,
  • Zimmer, Hans,
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
134
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  • Brothers
  • Autism
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
Technique
live action
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features (11 min.): optional audio commentary by Bass; optional audio commentary by Levinson; optional audio commentary by Morrow; contemporaneous featurette (c1988, 7 min.); deleted scene (2 min.); 5 photo galleries ("The filmmakers", "Tom and Dustin", "Tom Cruise", "Dustin Hoffman", "Valeria Golino"); original theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616884169
  • 027616068743
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004334
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn123726701
  • (OCoLC)123726701
  • 1321810
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital 3.0 surround in French or Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features (11 min.): optional audio commentary by Bass; optional audio commentary by Levinson; optional audio commentary by Morrow; contemporaneous featurette (c1988, 7 min.); deleted scene (2 min.); 5 photo galleries ("The filmmakers", "Tom and Dustin", "Tom Cruise", "Dustin Hoffman", "Valeria Golino"); original theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.; widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616884169
  • 027616068743
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004334
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn123726701
  • (OCoLC)123726701
  • 1321810
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital 3.0 surround in French or Dolby digital mono. in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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