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Author: Menno MeyjesSeth E BassJonathan TolinsDavid KirschnerCorey SienegaAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Spanish language materials
Feature films
Materiales en español
Drama
Melodrama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: David Gerrold; David Gerrold
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Menno Meyjes; Seth E Bass; Jonathan Tolins; David Kirschner; Corey Sienega; Ed Elbert; Robert D Yeoman; Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski; Bruce Michael Green; Michael Dennison; Aaron Zigman; John Cusack; Amanda Peet; Oliver Platt; Sophie Okonedo; Bobby Coleman; Richard Schiff; Howard Hesseman; Joan Cusack; David Gerrold; New Line Cinema Corporation.; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780656733 9780780656734
OCLC Number: 183717096
Language Note: In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the book The Martian Child by David Gerrold.
Special features: Deleted/alternate scenes: Bullies, I'm from outer space, On the set of Drakoban, Transfobalmedial, I am a Marsonian, Taunted, Time to eat, Be a good spy, Are you psychic?, Family BBQ, Delicious & nutritious, Elevator, Kiddie Vietnam, Picture perfect; Feature audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner and writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins; Handle with care: working with the Martian child; The real Martian child; Theatrical trailer; Sneak peaks; DVD-ROM/online features.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski ; editor, Bruce Green ; costume designer, Michael Dennison ; music by Aaron Zigman.
Cast: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Sophie Okonedo, Bobby Coleman, Richard Schiff, Howard Hesseman, Joan Cusack.
Awards: Heartland Truly Moving Picture Award.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and mild language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version --
Feature audio commentary with producers David Kirchner and Cary Sienega and writers Seth E. Bass and Jonathan Tollins --
Deleted scenes --
"Handle with care: Working with the Martian Child" featurette --
"The real Martian Child" featurette --
Language: Egnlish 5.1 surround ; English Stereo surround --
Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Other Titles: Martian child (Motion picture)
Responsibility: New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Menno Meyjes ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega, Ed Elbert.
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David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.

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