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Author: Sean McKittrickRichard KellyDan Lin, (Film producer)Cameron DiazJames MarsdenAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films
Horror films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sean McKittrick; Richard Kelly; Dan Lin, (Film producer); Cameron Diaz; James Marsden; Frank Langella; James Rebhorn; Holmes Osborne; Win Butler; Régine Chassagne; Final Fantasy, (Musician); Richard Matheson; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Radar Pictures.; Media Rights Capital (Firm); Darko Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419873857 9781419873850
OCLC Number: 496151089
Language Note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; English, Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Based upon the short story "Button, button" by Richard Matheson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Richard Matheson: In His Own Words -- an intimate interview with a sci-fi legend; trailer.
Credits: Music, Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Owen Pallett.
Cast: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, some violence and disturbing images.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround 5.1.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Radar Pictures and Media Rights Capital, a Darko Entertainment production, a Richard Kelly film ; produced by Sean McKittrick, Richard Kelly and Dan Lin ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Kelly.

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Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another person somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With 24 hours to decide, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

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