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District 9

Author: Peter JacksonCarolynne CunninghamNeill BlomkampTerri TatchellSharlto CopleyAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen format; 2-disc ed
Summary:
Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction films
Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures.)
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jackson; Carolynne Cunningham; Neill Blomkamp; Terri Tatchell; Sharlto Copley; Jason Cope; Nathalie Boltt; Sylvaine Strike; John Sumner; William Allen Young; Nick Blake, (Actor); Clinton Shorter; Tri-Star Pictures.; Block/Hanson (Firm); WingNut Films (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1435994035 9781435994034 1435932579 9781435932579
OCLC Number: 1011022276
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English or French. Closed-captioned (SDH); descriptive audio (English).
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: disc 1. Deleted scenes ; directors commentary ; "The alien agenda: a filmmaker's log" three-part documentary -- disc 2. Metamorphosis: The transformation of Wikus ; Innovation: Acting and improvisation ; Conception and design: Creating the world of District 9 ; Alien generation: Visual effects.
Credits: Director of photography, Trent Opaloch ; editor, Julian Clarke ; music, Clinton Shorter.
Cast: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, John Sumner, William Allen Young, Nick Blake.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for bloody violence and pervasive language.
Description: 2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French).
Other Titles: District Nine
District 9 (Motion picture : 2009)
Responsibility: Peter Jackson presents in association with TriStar Pictures and Block/Hanson, a Wingnut Films production, a film by Neill Blomkamp ; produced by Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham ; written by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell ; directed by Neill Blomkamp.

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Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom.

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