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The Resource American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman

American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman

Label
American splendor
Title
American splendor
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He 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
Member of
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2003: Dramatic Grand Jury Prize
Cataloging source
WaSSh
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American splendor (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Terry Stacey ; editor, Robert Pulcini ; music, Mark Suozzo ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, Thérèse Deprez
Language note
In English with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Earl Billings, James McCaffrey, Maggie Moore, Vivienne Benesch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1963-
  • 1960-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman, Shari Springer,
  • Pulcini, Robert,
  • Hope, Ted,
  • Giamatti, Paul,
  • Davis, Hope
  • Friedlander, Judah,
  • Urbaniak, James
  • Billings, Earl,
  • McCaffrey, James
  • Moore, Maggie
  • Benesch, Vivienne,
  • Stacey, Terry,
  • Suozzo, Mark,
  • Wilkinson, Michael
  • DePrez, Thérèse,
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Brabner, Joyce
  • HBO Films,
  • Fine Line Features,
  • Good Machine (Firm),
  • Sundance Institute,
  • Sundance Channel Home Entertainment,
  • HBO Video (Firm),
  • Hart Sharp Video (Firm),
Runtime
101
Series statement
Sundance Film Festival collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Pekar, Harvey
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Illustrators
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Illustrators
  • Man-woman relationships
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the comic book series American splendor by Harvey Pekar, and Our cancer year by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Originally released as a feature film in 2003
  • Issued as part of the Sundance Film Festival collection box set
  • Box set is accompanied by a booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) with information about the Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute, and the 10 films in the Sundance Film Festival collection box set
  • Special features: optional audio commentary; Road to Splendor; American splendor (Eytan Mirsky; music video); theatrical trailer; downloads (requires a PC with a DVD-ROM drive and internet access)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70928252
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567031124
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 295670311-2
  • 90231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70928252
System details
DVD; wide screen; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American splendor, HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the comic book series American splendor by Harvey Pekar, and Our cancer year by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
  • Originally released as a feature film in 2003
  • Issued as part of the Sundance Film Festival collection box set
  • Box set is accompanied by a booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm) with information about the Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute, and the 10 films in the Sundance Film Festival collection box set
  • Special features: optional audio commentary; Road to Splendor; American splendor (Eytan Mirsky; music video); theatrical trailer; downloads (requires a PC with a DVD-ROM drive and internet access)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
70928252
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567031124
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 295670311-2
  • 90231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70928252
System details
DVD; wide screen; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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