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Forrest Gump

Author: Robert ZemeckisTom HanksRobin WrightGary SiniseMykelti WilliamsonAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : U-matic : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Widescreen. The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life, Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950s through the 1970s, including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is that he doesn't realize the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Winston Groom; Winston Groom
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zemeckis; Tom Hanks; Robin Wright; Gary Sinise; Mykelti Williamson; Sally Field; Winston Groom; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 0792174844 9780792174844
OCLC Number: 664434925
Language Note: Closed captioned. In English or French.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
Dolby surround.
Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; screenplay by Eric Roth.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.
Awards: Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth). Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).
Target Audience: Rated: PG-13.
Description: 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures ; producers, Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch ; director, Robert Zemeckis.

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Widescreen. The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life, Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950s through the 1970s, including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is that he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest embodies a generation.

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