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The Resource The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears

The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears

Label
The grifters
Title
The grifters
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner
Member of
Cataloging source
OCO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; editor, Michael Audsley
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack
PerformerNote
John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening
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  • 1906-1977
  • 1966-
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  • Thompson, Jim
  • Cusack, John
  • Huston, Anjelica
  • Bening, Annette
  • Frears, Stephen
  • Westlake, Donald E
  • Miramax Films
Runtime
110
Series statement
Miramax collector's series
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Videodiscs
Technique
live action
Label
The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Jim Thompson
  • Special features include: feature commentary track with director Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donald E. Westlake and actors John Cusack and Anjelica Huston, the making of the Grifters, the Jim Thompson story, the Grifters scrapbook, French language track, widescreen (1.85: 1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Dual-layer format
  • "DVD Video."
  • Title from disc surface
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
Control code
931758
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; deluxe edition
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780788837753
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 931758
  • (OCoLC)50740394
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The grifters, Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1991 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by Jim Thompson
  • Special features include: feature commentary track with director Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donald E. Westlake and actors John Cusack and Anjelica Huston, the making of the Grifters, the Jim Thompson story, the Grifters scrapbook, French language track, widescreen (1.85: 1) enhanced for 16x9 televisions
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Dual-layer format
  • "DVD Video."
  • Title from disc surface
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
Control code
931758
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen; deluxe edition
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780788837753
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27184
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 931758
  • (OCoLC)50740394
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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