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The Resource The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (videorecording)

The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (videorecording)

Label
The pursuit of happyness
Title
The pursuit of happyness
Statement of responsibility
Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino
Title variation
Pursuit of happiness
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco Salesman who's struggling to make ends meet when his girlfriend walks out, leaving him to raise their 5 year old son alone. Chris lands an unpaid internship in a stockbroker program but without a salary loses his apartment and is forced to live in homeless shelters or on the streets. Despite these problems, Chris, with the love and trust of his son, rises above these obstacles and becomes a Wall Street legend and millionaire
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; music, Andrea Guerra ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, J. Michael Riva
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English and French language tracks ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish
PerformerNote
Will Smith, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, Thandie Newton, Brian Howe, James Karen, Dan Castellaneta, Kurt Fuller, Takayo Fischer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1998-
  • 1972-
  • 1923-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Will
  • Black, Todd
  • Blumenthal, Jason
  • Lassiter, James
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Zee, Teddy
  • Smith, Jaden
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Howe, Brian
  • Karen, James
  • Castellaneta, Dan
  • Fuller, Kurt
  • Fischer, Takayo
  • Gardner, Chris
  • Overbrook Entertainment (Firm)
  • Escape Artists (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Relativity Media
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stockbrokers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Millionaires
  • Gardner, Chris
  • Homeless persons
  • African Americans
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Making pursuit: an Italian take on the American dream ; Father and son: on screen and off ; The man behind the movie: a conversation with Chris Gardner ; Inside the Rubik's cube ; "I can" song ; Director's commentary by Gabriele Muccino
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm77553856
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781424851492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396184879
  • 043396184893
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 18487
  • 18489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 906603
  • (OCoLC)77553856
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pursuit of happyness, Overbrook Entertainment ; Escape Artists ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; Relativity Media ; produced by Todd Black ... [et al.] ; written by Steven Conrad ; directed by Gabriele Muccino, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Making pursuit: an Italian take on the American dream ; Father and son: on screen and off ; The man behind the movie: a conversation with Chris Gardner ; Inside the Rubik's cube ; "I can" song ; Director's commentary by Gabriele Muccino
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm77553856
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781424851492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396184879
  • 043396184893
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 18487
  • 18489
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 906603
  • (OCoLC)77553856
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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