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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 : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen format; 2-disc edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Feature films
Science fiction films
Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
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
OCLC Number: 489450340
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English or French and optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired and English audio description.
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 ; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French).
Contents: disc 1. Feature film --
disc. 2. Special features.
Other Titles: District 9 (Motion picture).
District nine
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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