The Resource Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production, a Cameron Crowe Film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (DVD)

Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production, a Cameron Crowe Film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (DVD)

Label
Almost famous
Title
Almost famous
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production, a Cameron Crowe Film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe
Title variation
Almost famous
Title variation remainder
untitled : the bootleg cut
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 note
  • 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)
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Toll ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; score, Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Languages: Englisn, French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Philip Seymour Hoffman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1967-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crowe, Cameron
  • Crudup, Billy
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Hudson, Kate
  • Lee, Jason
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Balk, Fairuza
  • Taylor, Noah
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
  • Toll, John
  • Heimann, Betsy
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Columbia Pictures
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
284
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalists
  • Rock music
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production, a Cameron Crowe Film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Information taken from pre-release promotional materials; release date Dec. 4, 2001
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: director's commentary; deleted scenes with commentary; cast audition tapes and rock'n'roll rehearsal footage; Cameron Crowe's Top 10 albums of 1973; shooting script with Crowe's notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
disc 1. "Untitled" director's version -- disc 2. Original theatrical version
Control code
tlc00588518
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's ed. Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (284 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1137629
  • (Sirsi) 1137629
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Almost famous, Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production, a Cameron Crowe Film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Information taken from pre-release promotional materials; release date Dec. 4, 2001
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: director's commentary; deleted scenes with commentary; cast audition tapes and rock'n'roll rehearsal footage; Cameron Crowe's Top 10 albums of 1973; shooting script with Crowe's notes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
disc 1. "Untitled" director's version -- disc 2. Original theatrical version
Control code
tlc00588518
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's ed. Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (284 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
88751
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1137629
  • (Sirsi) 1137629
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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