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The Resource 8 mile, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson, (DVD)

8 mile, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson, (DVD)

Label
8 mile
Title
8 mile
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson
Title variation
Eight mile
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest of his days. With the help of his friends, and his new girlfriend Alex, Rabbit struggles to work up the courage and the confidence to take one more shot at making his dream a reality
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2003: BFCA Award - Best Song (Eminem - For the song "Lose yourself").
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editors, Jay Rabinowitz, Craig Kitson ; original music, Eminem ; costume designer, Mark Bridges ; production designer, Philip Messina
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong language, sexuality, some violence and drug use
PerformerNote
Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer, Evan Jones, Omar Benson Miller
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1945-
  • 1972-
  • 1953-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grazer, Brian
  • Hanson, Curtis
  • Iovine, Jimmy
  • Silver, Scott
  • Eminem
  • Basinger, Kim
  • Murphy, Brittany
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Miller, Omar Benson
  • Prieto, Rodrigo
  • Rabinowitz, Jay
  • Kitson, Craig
  • Bridges, Mark
  • Messina, Philip
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rap (Music)
  • Rap musicians
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Friendship
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
8 mile, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD, stereo., surround, Region 1 encoding
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: exclusive never-before-seen rap battles with Eminem; exclusive never-before-seen music video (from The Eminem Show album); Eminem talks about making "8 mile"; authentic "8 mile" with Curtis Hanson; the music of "8 mile"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
tlc00707991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780783280820
Isbn Type
(widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22739
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1195126
  • (Sirsi) 1398346
Video recording format
DVD
Label
8 mile, Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present a Brian Grazer/Curtis Hanson production ; producers, Brian Grazer, Curtis Hanson, Jimmy Iovine ; writer, Scott Silver ; director, Curtis Hanson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • DVD, stereo., surround, Region 1 encoding
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: exclusive never-before-seen rap battles with Eminem; exclusive never-before-seen music video (from The Eminem Show album); Eminem talks about making "8 mile"; authentic "8 mile" with Curtis Hanson; the music of "8 mile"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
tlc00707991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780783280820
Isbn Type
(widescreen)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22739
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1195126
  • (Sirsi) 1398346
Video recording format
DVD

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