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Uniform Title Capote (Motion picture)
Title Capote [videorecording] / United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; produced by Caroline Baron, Michael Ohoven, William Vince ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; directed by Bennett Miller.
Published Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Media - Instructional DVDs  10995    IN LIBRARY
 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997.2 .C376 2006    DUE 12-09-14
  
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Director of photography, Adam Kimmel ; editor, Christopher Tellefsen ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Kasia Walicka-Maimone ; production designer, Jess Gonchor.
Note Based on the book by Gerald Clarke.
System Reqs DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Cast Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins, Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some violent images and brief strong language.
Summary In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction.
Awards Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - drama (Philip Seymour Hoffman) ; Academy Award, 2006: Best Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Language English or dubbed French dialogue; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Bahasa ; closed-captioned.
Subject Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 -- Drama.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Drama.
Smith, Perry Edward, 1928-1965 -- Drama.
Murderers -- Interviews -- Drama.
Genre Journalism films.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Miller, Bennett, Director.
Futterman, Dan, 1967- Screenwriter.
Danna, Mychael, Composer.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014, Actor.
Keener, Catherine, Actor.
Collins, Clifton, Jr, Actor.
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- Actor.
Balaban, Bob, Actor.
Pellegrino, Mark, Actor.
Cooper, Chris, 1951- Actor.
Kimmel, Adam, 1960- Cinematographer.
Tellefsen, Christopher, Film editor.
Maimone, Kasia Walicka, Costume designer.
Clarke, Gerald, 1937- Capote.
United Artists Corporation.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
A-Line Pictures.
Cooper's Town Productions (Firm)
Infinity Media (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404998101
Standard # 043396126480
Publisher # 12648 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
OCLC number 62709417