The Resource Freakonomics, Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara

Freakonomics, Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara

Label
Freakonomics
Title
Freakonomics
Statement of responsibility
Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Film version of the bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies including the effects of a name, cheating in sumo wrestling, cause and effect of crime rates, and incentives for grades
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Introduction and transitional segments written and directed by Seth Gordon ; "A roshanda by any other name" written by Jeremy Chilnick & Morgan Spurlock, directed by Morgan Spurlock ; "Pure corruption" written by Peter Bull & Alex Gibney, directed by Alex Gibney ; "It's not always a wonderful life" written and directed by Eugene Jarecki ; "Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed?" written and directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Dewey number
330
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for elements of violence, sexuality/nudity, drugs, and brief strong language
Language note
In English, with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
HB74.P8
LC item number
F74 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1978-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Troutwine, Chad
  • Romano, Chris
  • O'Meara, Dan
  • Gordon, Seth
  • Chilnick, Jeremy
  • Bull, Peter
  • Gibney, Alex
  • Spurlock, Morgan
  • Jarecki, Eugene
  • Ewing, Heidi E
  • Grady, Rachel
  • Dubner, Stephen J
  • Levitt, Steven D.
  • Cold Fusion Media
  • Green Film Company
  • Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Economics
Technique
live action
Label
Freakonomics, Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • DVD release of the 2010 motion picture
  • Special features: additional interviews with Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner; producers' commentary with Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara and Chad Troutwine; directors' commentary; HDNet: a look at Freakonomics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A Roshanda by any other name / directed by Morgan Spurlock -- Pure corruption / directed by Alex Gibney -- It's not always a wonderful life / directed by Eugene Jarecki -- Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed? / directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Control code
ocn676839491
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
10356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)676839491
System details
DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freakonomics, Chad Troutwine presents ; in association with Cold Fusion Media ; a Green Film Company production ; produced by Chad Troutwine, Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • DVD release of the 2010 motion picture
  • Special features: additional interviews with Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner; producers' commentary with Chris Romano, Dan O'Meara and Chad Troutwine; directors' commentary; HDNet: a look at Freakonomics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A Roshanda by any other name / directed by Morgan Spurlock -- Pure corruption / directed by Alex Gibney -- It's not always a wonderful life / directed by Eugene Jarecki -- Can a ninth grader be bribed to succeed? / directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Control code
ocn676839491
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
10356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)676839491
System details
DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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