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Author: Robert AltmanMichael TolkinDavid BrownNick WechslerTim RobbinsAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : New Line Productions ; Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video [distributor], [2010]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A celebrity-studded comedy thriller about a Hollywood's studio executive who kills a screenwriter and tries to get away with murder.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Dark comedy films
Film adaptations
Detective and mystery films
Crime films
Satirical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Altman; Michael Tolkin; David Brown; Nick Wechsler; Tim Robbins; Greta Scacchi; Fred Ward; Whoopi Goldberg; Peter Gallagher; Brion James; Cynthia Stevenson; Dean Stockwell; Richard E Grant; Sydney Pollack; Lyle Lovett; New Line Cinema Corporation.; Avenue Pictures.; Spelling Entertainment Inc.; Addis-Wechsler (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm); New Line Productions, Inc.
ISBN: 1419894005 9781419894008
OCLC Number: 666558168
Language Note: In English with optional French soundtrack and optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish. Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Michael Tolkin.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1992.
Special features: the director's/ writer's commentary; Robert Altman featurette, deleted scenes, theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Jean Lepine; editor, Geraldine Peroni; music, Thomas Newman.
Cast: Tim Robbins (Griffin Mill) ; Greta Scacchi (June Gudmundsdottir) ; Fred Ward (Walter Stuckel) ; Whoopi Goldberg (Detective Avery) ; Peter Gallagher Larry Levy) ; Brion James (Joel Levinson) ; Cynthia Stevenson (Bonnie Sherow) ; Dean Stockwell (Andy Civella) ; Richard E. Grant (Tom Oakley) ; Sydney Pollack (Dick Mellon) ; Lyle Lovett (Detective DeLongpre).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language, and for some sensuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; aspect ratio: 16:9 (1.85:1); DTS-HD Master Audio; 5.1 Dolby Digital (English) or 2.0 DD (French); requires Blu-ray player.
Other Titles: Player (Motion picture : 1992)
Responsibility: New Line Cinema ; Avenue Pictures presents in association with Spelling Entertainment ; a David Brown/Addis-Wechsler production ; a Robert Altman film ; screenplay by Michael Tolkin ; produced by David Brown, Michael Tolkin, Nick Wechsler ; directed by Robert Altman.

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A celebrity-studded comedy thriller about a Hollywood's studio executive who kills a screenwriter and tries to get away with murder.

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