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Nobody's fool

Author: Robert BentonScott RudinArlene DonovanPaul NewmanJessica TandyAll authors
Publisher: [Hollywood, CA] : Paramount Pictures ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen formatView all editions and formats
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(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Biographical films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Richard Russo; Leslie R Groves; J Robert Oppenheimer; Leslie R Groves; J Robert Oppenheimer; Richard Russo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Benton; Scott Rudin; Arlene Donovan; Paul Newman; Jessica Tandy; Gene Saks; Bruce Willis; Melanie Griffith; Dylan Walsh; Pruitt Taylor-Vince; M Josef Sommer; Alexander Goodwin; Howard Shore; Roland Joffé; Bruce Robinson; Tony Garnett; Dwight Schultz; Bonnie Bedelia; John Cusack; Laura Dern; John C McGinley; Ennio Morricone; Richard Russo; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Capella International, Inc.; Cinehaus (Firm); Lightmotive (Firm); Lions Gate Films.
OCLC Number: 263068460
Language Note: In English; optional English subtitles (Nobody's fool).
Notes: Videodisc release of two motion pictures produced in 1994 (Nobody's fool) and 1989 (Fat man & little boy).
Nobody's fool is based on the novel by Richard Russo.
"Double feature."
Nobody's fool originally produced as motion picture in 1994; Based on the novel by Richard Russo.
Credits: (Nobody's fool) Director of photography, John Bailey; editor, John Bloom; music, Howard Shore; production designer, David Gropman.
(Fat man & little boy) Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond; editor, Françoise Bonnot; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone.
Cast: (Nobody's fool) Paul Newman, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith, Dylan Walsh, Gene Saks, Bruce Willis, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Josef Sommer, Alexander Goodwin.
(Fat man & little boy) Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Laura Dern, John C. McGinley.
Target Audience: (Nobody's fool) MPAA rating: R: some language and nudity. (Fat man & little boy) MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (both features); Dolby Digital 2.0 surround (Nobody's fool); Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 tvs.
Contents: Side A. Nobody's fool (110 min.) --
side B. Fat man & little boy (126 min.).
Other Titles: Fat man & little boy.
Fat man and little boy (Motion picture)
Fat man and little boy
Nobody's fool (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Capella International ; a Scott Rudin/Cinehaus production ; written for the screen and directed by Robert Benton ; produced by Scott Rudin and Arlene Donovan. Fat man & little boy / Paramount Pictures presents ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson and Roland Joffe ; story by Bruce Robinson ; produced by Tony Garnett.

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(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life.

(Fat man & little boy) A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer.

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