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Beowulf

Author: Robert ZemeckisNeil GaimanRoger AvarySteve StarkeyJack RapkeAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Adventure films
Science fiction films
Fantasy
Adventure
Science fiction
French language materials
Spanish language materials
Materiales en español
Modernized versions Film adaptations
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Named Person: Beowulf, King of the Geats; Grendel, (Monster); Beowulf, King of the Geats.; Grendel, (Monster)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zemeckis; Neil Gaiman; Roger Avary; Steve Starkey; Jack Rapke; Alan Silvestri; Ray Winstone; Anthony Hopkins; John Malkovich; Robin Wright; Brendan Gleeson; Crispin Glover; Alison Lohman; Angelina Jolie; Sebastian Roché; Chris Coppola; Robert Presley; Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Shangri-La Entertainment (Firm); ImageMovers (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415738521 9781415738528
OCLC Number: 184908486
Language Note: In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the epic poem Beowulf.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2007.
Special feature: A hero's journey: the making of Beowulf [featurette] (24 min.); Previews (7 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Presley ; editor, Jeremiah O'Driscoll ; original songs by Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri ; music score composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri ; senior visual effects supervisor, Jerome Chen ; production designer, Doug Chiang ; costume designer, Gabriella Pescucci ; imagery and animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc.
Cast: Ray Winstone (Beowulf), Anthony Hopkins (Hrothgar), John Malkovich (Unferth), Robin Wright Penn (Wealthow), Brendan Gleeson (Wiglaf), Crispin Glover (Grendel), Alison Lohman (Ursula), Angelina Jolie (Grendel's mother), Chris Coppola (Olaf), Sebastian Roche (Wulfgar).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sexual material, and nudity.; Canadian home video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 2.35:1); enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1 (all languages).
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs --
A hero's journey: The making of Beowulf --
Language: English 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround ; Spanish 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Other Titles: Beowulf (Motion picture : 2007)
Beowulf.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Shangri-La Entertainment ; an ImageMovers production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary ; produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke.
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This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive.

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