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A history of violence [videorecording] / New Line Productions, Inc. ; Bender-Spink, Inc. ; produced by Chris Bender, David Cronenberg, J.C. Spink ; screenplay by Josh Olson ; directed by David Cronenberg.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library DVD HISTO (Text) 37801000475390 DVD DVD None 09/10/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780654099
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2006]
  • Distributor: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Vince Locke.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; art director, James McAteer ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier.
Participant or Performer Note:
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Peter MacNeill, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk.
Summary, etc.:
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Mistaken identity > Indiana > Drama.
Heroes > Indiana > Drama.
Restaurateurs > Indiana > Drama.
Identidad > Indiana > Teatro.
Héroes > Indiana > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Thriller > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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