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Gods and monsters

Author: Bill CondonPaul ColichmanGregg FienbergMark R HarrisIan McKellenAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Lionsgate Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Historical films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: James Whale; Christopher Bram
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Condon; Paul Colichman; Gregg Fienberg; Mark R Harris; Ian McKellen; Brendan Fraser; Lynn Redgrave; Carter Burwell; Christopher Bram; Lions Gate Films.; Lions Gate Home Entertainment.; BBC Films.; Showtime Entertainment.; Flashpoint (Firm); Regent Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1588177858 9781588177858
OCLC Number: 52499305
Language Note: In English with optional captions in English and subtitles in Spanish.
Notes: Specifications: Dolby surround; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 tvs.
Based upon the novel: Father of Frankenstein / by Christopher Bram.
Originally released as motion picture in 1998.
Includes documentary: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker.
Special features: Directors's commentary with Bill Condon, documentary, The making of gods & monsters; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; editor, Virginia Katz ; music, Carter Burwell.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich, David Dukes, Kevin J. O'Connor.
Awards: National Board of Review: Best picture, Best actor (McKellen); Los Angeles Film Critics: Best actor; Golden Globe Award: Best actress (Redgrave); Independent spirit awards: Best feature, Best male lead, Best female supporting actor; Academy Award: Best screenplay adaptation, 1998.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker.
Other Titles: Gods and monsters (Motion picture)
World of Gods and monsters.
Responsibility: Lions Gate Films, Showtime, and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present ; a Regent Entertainment production ; in association with Gregg Fienberg, a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Fienberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon.

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It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship.

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