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Moby Dick

Author: Mike BarkerNigel WilliamsRobert HalmiHerbert G KloiberRikolt von GagernAll authors
Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : Vivendi Entertainment, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this two-part made-for-TV retelling of the legendary Herman Melville tale, Ishmael, sole survivor of the lost whaling ship The Pequod, relates the tale of monomaniacal Captain Ahab 's self-destructive obsession to hunt and slay the elusive great white whale, Moby Dick, who disfigured him, forcing his tired and mutinous crew to travel the seas until they find it.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Television mini-series
Television programs
Action and adventure television programs
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Herman Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Barker; Nigel Williams; Robert Halmi; Herbert G Kloiber; Rikolt von Gagern; William Hurt; Ethan Hawke; Charlie Cox; Eddie Marsan; Gillian Anderson; Billy Boyd; Donald Sutherland; Raoul Trujillo; Daniel J Gordon; Martha Curry; Dean Soltys; Richard G Mitchell; Rob Gray; Richard Greatrex; Herman Melville; Starz Encore Entertainment (Firm); Tele-München,; Gate Film (Firm),; RTL-Télévision,; Österreichischer Rundfunk,; RHI Entertainment, Inc.,; Vivendi Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 747234335
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Herman Melville.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Originally broadcast on television on the U.S. pay-television network Encore (Starz Entertainment, LLC) on August 1 and 2, 2011.
Release date: Oct. 4, 2011.
Filmed on location in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and in Malta.
Credits: Director of photography, Richard Greatrex ; editor, Dean Soltys ; production designer, Rob Gray ; costume designer, Martha Curry ; composer, Richard G. Mitchell.
Cast: William Hurt, Ethan Hawke, Charlie Cox, Eddie Marsan, Gillian Anderson, Billy Boyd, Donald Sutherland, Raoul Trujillo, Daniel Gordon, Daniyah Ysrayl (aka Daniel J. Gordon).
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.; CHV rating PG; frightening scenes, mature theme.
Description: 1 videodisc (184 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Moby Dick (Motion picture : 2010)
Responsibility: screenplay, Nigel Williams ; executive producer, Robert Halmi, Jr. ; executive producer, Herbert G. Kloiber ; producer, Rikolt von Gagern ; director, Mark [Mike] Barker ; a Tele-München production with Gate Film in association with RTL/ORF and RHI Entertainment.
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In this two-part made-for-TV retelling of the legendary Herman Melville tale, Ishmael, sole survivor of the lost whaling ship The Pequod, relates the tale of monomaniacal Captain Ahab 's self-destructive obsession to hunt and slay the elusive great white whale, Moby Dick, who disfigured him, forcing his tired and mutinous crew to travel the seas until they find it.

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