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The Resource Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording DVD)

Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Almost famous
Title
Almost famous
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music
Awards note
  • Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, screenplay written directly for the screen (Cameron Crowe)
  • Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Score by Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Harley ; co-producer, Lisa Stewart
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R for language, drug content, brief nudity
Language note
Includes English subtitles
PerformerNote
Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1970-
  • 1982-
  • 1980-
  • 1980-
  • 1967-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crowe, Cameron
  • Toll, John
  • Bryce, Ian
  • Crudup, Billy
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Hudson, Kate
  • Lee, Jason
  • Fugit, Patrick
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Balk, Fairuza
  • Taylor, Noah
  • Deschanel, Zooey
  • Fallon, Jimmy
  • Phillips, Bijou
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalists
  • Rock music
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video; HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous"; The Rolling Stone articles; cast and crew bios; theatrical trailers; production notes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783256436
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429256348
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
87818
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm46439045
  • (OCoLC)46439045
  • 764840
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video; HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous"; The Rolling Stone articles; cast and crew bios; theatrical trailers; production notes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780783256436
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429256348
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
87818
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm46439045
  • (OCoLC)46439045
  • 764840
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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