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Almost famous [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe.

Call number: DVD ALM
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2001], c2000.
Publication date: [2001], c2000.
Subject: Journalists -- Drama.
Rock musicians -- Drama.
Title: Almost famous [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe.
Physical description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Credits note: Director of photography, John Toll ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; score, Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann.
Target audience note: MPAA rating: R.
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Originally released as motion picture in 2000.
Special features: the making of Almost famous ; production notes ; cast ; filmmakers ; theatrical trailer ; the Rolling stone articles ; Fever dog music video.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
DVD; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround.
Summary note: 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)
Genre: Road films
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added author: Dreamworks Pictures.
Columbia Pictures.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Crowe, Cameron, 1957-
Crudup, Billy, 1968-
McDormand, Frances.
Hudson, Kate, 1979-
Lee, Jason, 1970-
Fugit, Patrick, 1982-
Paquin, Anna.
Balk, Fairuza.
Taylor, Noah.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014.
ISBN: 0783256434
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|824381
Bib No.: 824381

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