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The Resource This boy's life, Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films ; producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones

This boy's life, Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films ; producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones

Label
This boy's life
Title
This boy's life
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films ; producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him. son, and several years of dysfunction ensue
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Jim Clark ; original music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Richard Hornung ; production designer, Stephen J. Lineweaver
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Blechman, Eliza Dushku, Chris Cooper, Carla Gugino, Kathy Kinney, Tobey Maguire
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1980-
  • 1951-
  • 1971-
  • 1954-
  • 1975-
  • 1925-2008
  • 1931-2016
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Linson, Art
  • Getchell, Robert
  • Caton-Jones, Michael
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Barkin, Ellen
  • DiCaprio, Leonardo
  • Blechman, Jonah
  • Dushku, Eliza
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Gugino, Carla
  • Kinney, Kathy
  • Maguire, Tobey
  • Watkin, David
  • Clark, James
  • Burwell, Carter
  • Hornung, Richard
  • Lineweaver, Steve
  • Wolff, Tobias
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Kinckerbocker Films (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
115
Series statement
Warner Bros. hits
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Psychological child abuse
  • Child abuse
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
This boy's life, Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films ; producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 13, 2003
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Based on the book by Tobias Wolff
  • Special features: widescreen (16x9) and full screen (2.35:1) presentations
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
903229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780790777733
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392461929
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
24619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 903229
  • (Sirsi) 903229
  • (OCoLC)52004547
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
This boy's life, Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films ; producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones
Publication
Note
  • Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: May 13, 2003
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Based on the book by Tobias Wolff
  • Special features: widescreen (16x9) and full screen (2.35:1) presentations
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
903229
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780790777733
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392461929
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
24619
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 903229
  • (Sirsi) 903229
  • (OCoLC)52004547
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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