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News of the world / Universal Pictures presents a Playton/Pretty Pictures production ; produced by Gary Goetzman, Gail Mutrux, Gregory Goodman ; screenplay by Paul Greengrass and Luke Davies ; directed by Paul Greengrass.

Greengrass, Paul, (film director,, screenwriter.). Goetzman, Gary, 1952- (film producer.). Mutrux, Gail, (film producer.). Goodman, Gregory, 1959- (film producer.). Davies, Luke, 1962- (screenwriter.). Howard, James Newton, (composer (expression)). Goldenberg, William, (editor of moving image work.). Wolski, Dariusz A., (director of photography.). Hanks, Tom, (actor.). Zengel, Helena, 2008- (actor.). Jiles, Paulette, 1943- Motion picture adaptation of (work): (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm), (presenter.). Playtone (Firm), (production company.). Pretty Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel. (Cast).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indian Valley Public Library DVD News Blu-ray (Text) 39427103520896 DVD Room: DVD Fiction Checked Out 04/15/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Blu-ray edition.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based upon the novel by Paulette Jiles.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Widescreen (2.39:1)
Special features: Deleted scenes ; Partners: Tom Hanks & Helena Zengel ; Western action ; Paul Greengrass makes News of the World ; The Kiowa ; Feature commentary with co-writer/director Paul Greengrass.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by James Newton Howard ; editor, William Goldenberg ; director of photography, Dariusz Wolski.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel.
Summary, etc.:
Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, disturbing images, thematic material and some language.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
In English, French, or Spanish; with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional subtitles in Spanish or French; described video.
Subject: Jiles, Paulette, 1943- > Film adaptations.
Kiowa Indians > Drama.
Orphans > Drama.
Children > Drama.
Travel > Drama.
United States > History > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Western films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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