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Insomnia

Author: Christopher NolanPaul Junger WittEdward L McDonnellBroderick JohnsonAndrew A KosoveAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Crime films
Film remakes
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Nolan; Paul Junger Witt; Edward L McDonnell; Broderick Johnson; Andrew A Kosove; Hillary Seitz; David Julyan; Al Pacino; Robin Williams; Hilary Swank; Maura Tierney; Martin Donovan; Nicky Katt; Paul Dooley; Wally Pfister; Dody Dorn; Tish Monaghan; Nathan Crowley; Alcon Entertainment (Firm); Witt-Thomas Productions.; Section Eight Ltd.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790771977 1419897438 9781419897436 9780790771977
OCLC Number: 50644415
Language Note: Soundtrack in English or dubbed in French, with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjærg.
Originally released as a motion picture.
Special features: additional scenes with optional director's commentary; commentary by director Christopher Nolan in order of shooting sequence; commentary with Hilary Swank, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Dody Dorn, cinematographer Wally Pfister and screenwriter Hillary Seitz; "Day for night": making-of documentary (8 min.); "180°": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino (17 min.); "In the fog": cinematography and production design (6 min. each); "Eyes wide open": the insomniac's world (8 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer; enhanced features for PC DVD-ROM drives.
Credits: Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Dody Dorn ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Tish Monaghan ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Cast: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; language, some violence and brief nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual-layer format; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Other Titles: Insomnia (Motion picture : 2002)
Insomnie
Insomnia (Motion picture : 1997)
Responsibility: Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas, Section Eight production ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay by Hillary Seitz ; directed by Christopher Nolan.

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Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real.

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