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The Resource American splendor, [presented by] HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features ; a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)

American splendor, [presented by] HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features ; a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)

Label
American splendor
Title
American splendor
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features ; a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Harvey Pekar, a frustrated file clerk who works at the local V.A. hospital, is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
Related
Member of
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, 2003; Cannes Film Festival International Critics Award, 2003
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Terry Stacey ; edited by Robert Pulcini ; music by Mark Suozzo
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for language
Language note
Soundtrack in English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; open-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak
Runtime
101
Technique
live action
Label
American splendor, [presented by] HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features ; a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn239663369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783129754
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359232022
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
92320
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)239663369
System details
DVD; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American splendor, [presented by] HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features ; a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn239663369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783129754
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359232022
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
92320
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)239663369
System details
DVD; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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