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King Kong

Author: Peter JacksonNaomi WattsJack BlackAdrien BrodyThomas KretschmannAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 2-disc special edView all editions and formats
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In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
King Kong films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jackson; Naomi Watts; Jack Black; Adrien Brody; Thomas Kretschmann; Colin Hanks; Andy Serkis; Evan Parke; Jamie Bell; Fran Walsh; Philippa Boyens; Andrew Lesnie; James Newton Howard; Max Steiner; Universal Pictures (Firm); WingNut Films (Firm); Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417079711 9781417079711
OCLC Number: 64282425
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Dual layer format. Anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratios: 2.35:1 (disc 1) and 1.78:1 (disc 2).
Special features: Disc 1: The Volkswagen Toureg & King Kong; "Wish you were here" film trailer ; Disc 2: Special introduction by Peter Jackson; post-production diaries: director Peter Jackson reveales virtually every aspect of post-production with nearly three hours of exclusive behind the scenes footage; "Kong's New York, 1933"--Explores vaudeville, the skyscraper boom, the construction of the Empire State building and more; "Skull Island: a natural history": travel to treacherous Skull Island with Peter Jackson and his crew.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; film editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music by, James Newton Howard ; original score, Max Steiner ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco.
Cast: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images.
Description: 2 videodiscs (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (disc 1) and 2.0 (disc 2).
Other Titles: King Kong (Motion picture : 2005)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson.

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In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results.

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