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Gran Torino

Author: Clint Eastwood; Bee Vang; Ahney Her; Christopher Carley; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Eastwood; Bee Vang; Ahney Her; Christopher Carley; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 670810560
Language Note: English, French, or Spanish dialogue; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits: Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley.
Target Audience: Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital.
Contents: Inevitable disappointment --
I confess --
Men of their houses --
Chill with us --
More about death --
Attempted theft --
Get off my lawn --
We're not in Korea --
Crazy old man --
That brother of yours --
Unhappy birthday --
Not at peace --
Fixer and toad --
Making amends --
Home improvements --
Nice talking to you --
Helpful hands --
Manning Thao up --
Construction job --
Making him look bad --
Getting ugly --
Targets --
Pissed-off padre --
What needs to be done --
At peace --
I finish things --
I've got a light --
Last rites and wishes --
End credits.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Double Nickel Entertainment, a Malpaso Production ; produced by Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber ; story by David Johannson & Nick Schenk ; screenplay by Nick Schenk ; produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.
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Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

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