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Forrest Gump

Tisch, Steve, (film producer., Producer). Finerman, Wendy, (film producer., Producer). Zemeckis, Robert, 1952- (film director., Director). Roth, Eric, 1945- (screenwriter., Screenwriter). Starkey, Steve, (film director., Producer). Hanks, Tom, (actor., Actor). Wright, Robin, 1966- (actor., Actor). Sinise, Gary, (actor., Actor). Williamson, Mykelti, (actor., Actor). Field, Sally, (actor., Actor). Osment, Haley Joel, 1988- (actor., Actor). Burgess, Don, 1956- (director of photography.). Schmidt, Arthur, 1937- (editor of moving image work.). Silvestri, Alan, (composer (expression)., Composer). Carter, Rick, (production designer.). Johnston, Joanna, (costume designer.). Ralston, Ken, 1954- (Added Author). Groom, Winston 1944- Forrest Gump. (author.). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (presenter.). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump), Robin Wright (Jenny Curran), Gary Sinise (Lt. Dan Taylor), Mykelti Williamson (Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue), Sally Field (Mrs. Gump), Haley Joel Osment (Forrest Gump Jr.). (Cast).

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Kirtland Community College Library PN 1997 .F67 2006 30775305502560 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780792174844
  • ISBN: 0792174844
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
    videodisc
  • Edition: Special collector's edition.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2006]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment :

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1994.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 2 special features: Through the eyes of Forrest Gump [featurette] (30 min.); Screen tests [featurettes] (8 min.); Building the world of Gump: Production design [featurette] (7 min); Seeing is believing: The visual effects of Forrest Gump [featurette] (37 min.); Through the ears of Forrest Gump: Sound design [featurette] (14 min.); The magic of makeup [featurette] (8 min.); Trailers (5 min.); photo gallery [slide show].
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Don Burgess ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston ; visual effects supervisor, Ken Ralston.
Participant or Performer Note: Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump), Robin Wright (Jenny Curran), Gary Sinise (Lt. Dan Taylor), Mykelti Williamson (Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue), Sally Field (Mrs. Gump), Haley Joel Osment (Forrest Gump Jr.).
Summary, etc.: Forrest Gump is not a "smart" man. But the young Alabaman with an IQ of 75 is a thoroughly decent man, who manages to become involved in every major event in American history. And he survives them all with only honesty and niceness as his shields. Thanks to his where-there's-a-will-there's-a-way Mama, Forrest believes in himself. This sees him through being taunted by bullies, playing college football, the army, a business, and -- amazingly -- many of the touchstone events of the Sixties and Seventies: civil rights battles, the Vietnam War, anti-war protests, opening relations with China. The story's extraordinary conceit is that this man, equal parts Candide and Winnie-the-Pooh, was there whenever something big happened to America in those years, meeting Presidents and pop stars, influencing thinkers and trends, his story being our story as a nation.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for drug content, some sensuality and war violence; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD format; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 surround, English 2.0 surround, French 2.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned; Disc 2 special features with optional subtitles in English or French.
Awards Note:
Winner, 1995 Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects: Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, andAllen Hall; Best Film Editing: Arthur Schmidt; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium: Eric Roth; Best Actor in a Leading Role: Tom Hanks; Best Picture: Wendy Finerman, Steve Starkey, and Steve Tisch; and Best Director: Robert Zemeckis. Winner of 1995 Golden Globes for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama: Tom Hanks; Best Director--Motion Picture: Robert Zemeckis; Best Motion Picture--Drama.
Subject: Groom, Winston 1944- Film adaptations
Young women Conduct of life Drama
Young men Conduct of life Drama
Young men United States Drama
Man-woman relationships Drama
Friendship Drama
Love Drama
People with mental disabilities United States Drama
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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