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A history of violence

Author: Chris BenderJ C SpinkJosh OlsonDavid CronenbergViggo MortensenAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Productions : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Likable family man and smalltown diner owner Tom Stall is living his life, minding his own business. Then an act of heroism puts him in the media spotlight. Certain people take notice - Made men from Philly who are dead sure that Stall is the ex-mob assassin they want to find and kill. There may be a real case of mistaken identity, but then again, Tom may actually be a stone-cold killer.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Bender; J C Spink; Josh Olson; David Cronenberg; Viggo Mortensen; Maria Bello; William Hurt; Ed Harris; John Wagner; Vince Locke; Media II Filmproduktion München GmbH & Co. KG.; New Line Cinema Corporation.; Benderspink (Firm); New Line Productions, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419878182 9781419878183
OCLC Number: 300486654
Language Note: English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Vince Locke.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Commentary by director David Cronenberg; "Acts of Violence:" minidocumentary gallery; "Violence's history: United States version vs. international version" featurette; "Too commercial for Cannes" featurette; "The unmaking of scene 44" featurette; deleted scene: scene 44; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ed Harris.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital stereo., 480i or 480p standard definition).; This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Responsibility: Media II Filmproduktion München GmbH & Co. KG ; New Line Cinema presents a Benderspink Production, a film by David Cronenberg ; produced by Chris Bender, J.C. Spink ; screenplay by Josh Olson ; directed by David Cronenberg.

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Likable family man and smalltown diner owner Tom Stall is living his life, minding his own business. Then an act of heroism puts him in the media spotlight. Certain people take notice - Made men from Philly who are dead sure that Stall is the ex-mob assassin they want to find and kill. There may be a real case of mistaken identity, but then again, Tom may actually be a stone-cold killer.

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