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Harrison Bergeron

Author: Jonathan HackettArthur CrimmBruce PittmanSean AstinMiranda De PencierAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Republic Entertainment, [1995]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 2053. The Second American Revolution has been won and equality has finally been achieved-- by making the entire population middle-of-the-road! Everybody is average-- except for Harrison Bergeron. A hopelessly bright young man, he is destined for brain surgery to correct his superior intellect-- until he concocts a plan to liberate the people through a Third American Revolution. But there's always one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Science fiction television programs
Fiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Television adaptations
Named Person: Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hackett; Arthur Crimm; Bruce Pittman; Sean Astin; Miranda De Pencier; Buck Henry; Eugene Levy; Howie Mandel; Andrea Martin; Christopher Plummer; Lou Natale; Republic Pictures Corporation.; Showtime Networks.; Atlantis Films.; Cypress Films.; Republic Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0782005241 9780782005240
OCLC Number: 34317899
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "Based on Kurt Vonnegut's short story."
Originally broadcast on Aug. 13, 1995.
Includes previews.
Credits: Music, Lou Natale ; editing, Ion Webster ; director of photography, Michael Storey.
Cast: Sean Astin, Miranda De Pencier, Buck Henry, Eugene Levy, Howie Mandel, Andrea Martin, Christopher Plummer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron
Responsibility: Republic Pictures ; Showtime presents an Atlantis Films Limited Production ; in association with Cypress Films Inc. ; producer, Jonathan Hackett ; written by Arthur Crimm ; directed by Bruce Pittman.

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The year is 2053. The Second American Revolution has been won and equality has finally been achieved-- by making the entire population middle-of-the-road! Everybody is average-- except for Harrison Bergeron. A hopelessly bright young man, he is destined for brain surgery to correct his superior intellect-- until he concocts a plan to liberate the people through a Third American Revolution. But there's always one problem with changing the world ... it may not want to be changed.

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