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The Resource The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)

The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)

Label
The fisher king
Title
The fisher king
Statement of responsibility
Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Awards note
1991 Academy Award: Best Supporting Actress, Mercedes Ruehl ; Academy Award nominee: Best Actor (Williams).
Cataloging source
VXX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, George Fenton ; editor, Lesley Walker ; director of photography, Roger Pratt ; casting, Howard Feuer ; costume designer, Beatrix Pasztor ; production designer, Mel Bourne
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and violence
Language note
  • In English with optional English subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-2014
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Robin
  • Bridges, Jeff
  • Plummer, Amanda
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
  • Fenton, George
  • Walker, Lesley
  • Pratt, Roger
  • Gilliam, Terry
  • Hill, Debra
  • Obst, Lynda Rosen
  • LaGravenese, Richard
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Homeless persons
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: scene selections, theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn463303719
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780767811088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396706194
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
70619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1686504
  • (OCoLC)463303719
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo ; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
  • Special features: scene selections, theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn463303719
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780767811088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396706194
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
70619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1686504
  • (OCoLC)463303719
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo ; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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