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Uniform Title Almost famous (Motion picture : 2000)
Title Almost famous [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; director of photography, John Toll ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe.
Published Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2001], c2000.
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 Media - Instructional DVDs  13462    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Score by Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; co-producer, Lisa Stewart.
Note Special features: "The making of Almost famous"; Production notes; Cast ; Filmmakers; Theatrical trailer; The Rolling stone articles; "Fever dog" music video.
System Reqs DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround, dual-layer.
Language Optional English subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Cast Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Audience MPAA rating: R for language, drug content and brief nudity.
Summary It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music.
Awards Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Subject Journalists -- Drama.
Rock music -- 1971-1980 -- Drama.
Genre Road films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Coming-of-age films.
Related Names Crowe, Cameron, 1957- Screenwriter, Director.
Toll, John (Cinematographer)
Bryce, Ian, Producer.
Crudup, Billy, 1968- Actor.
McDormand, Frances, Actor.
Hudson, Kate, 1979- Actor.
Lee, Jason, 1970- Actor.
Fugit, Patrick, 1982- Actor.
Paquin, Anna, Actor.
Balk, Fairuza, Actor.
Taylor, Noah, Actor.
Deschanel, Zooey, 1980- Actor.
Fallon, Jimmy, Actor.
Phillips, Bijou, 1980- Actor.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014, Actor.
Wilson, Nancy, 1954- Composer.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Columbia Pictures.
Vinyl Films (Firm)
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0783256434
9780783256436
Standard # 667068781823
Publisher # 87818 DreamWorks Home Entertainment
OCLC number 46439045