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Henry Fool

Author: Hal HartleyThomas Jay RyanJames UrbaniakParker PoseyMichael SpillerAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Hartley; Thomas Jay Ryan; James Urbaniak; Parker Posey; Michael Spiller; Steve Hamilton; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); True Fiction Pictures.; Shooting Gallery (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 140493202X 9781404932029
OCLC Number: 53923237
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Cinematography, Mike Spiller ; editor, Steve Hamilton ; music, Hal Hartley.
Cast: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival: Best Screenplay.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation (1.78:1) ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics ; True Fiction Pictures and the Shooting Gallery present a film by Hal Hartley ; produced by Hal Hartley.

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Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement.

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