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Robot & Frank

Author: Jake SchreierChristopher FordGalt NiederhofferSam BisbeeJackie Kelman BisbeeAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home. But Frank's son comes up with another option: buy Frank a walking, talking robot programmed to look after him and improve his physical and mental health. Frank resists the robot at first, but he warms to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Crime films
Drama
Science fiction films
Teatro
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jake Schreier; Christopher Ford; Galt Niederhoffer; Sam Bisbee; Jackie Kelman Bisbee; Lance Acord; Danny Rifkin; Delaney Schultz; Jenna Schultz; Bob Kelman; Tom Valerio; Bill Perry; Jeremy Bailer; Ann Porter; Stefan Sonnenfeld; Frank Langella; James Marsden; Liv Tyler; Jeremy Strong; Jeremy Sisto; Peter Sarsgaard; Susan Sarandon; Matthew J Lloyd; Sharon Lomofsky; Jacob Craycroft; Erika Munro; Francis and the Lights (Musical group),; Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm),; Stage 6 Films,; Park Pictures (Firm),; White Hat Entertainment (Firm),; Dog Run Pictures (Firm),; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 9786314937218 6314937213
OCLC Number: 823344858
Language Note: English, Spanish or Portuguese dialogue with optional English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Commentary with director Jake Schreier and writer Christopher Ford; Robot poster campaign gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Matthew J. Lloyd ; production designer, Sharon Lomofsky ; editor, Jacob Craycroft ; music composed by Francis and the Lights ; costume designer, Erika Munro.
Cast: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Jeremy Strong, Jeremy Sisto, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon.
Awards: Winner, Alfred P. Sloan Prize, Sundance, 2012.
Target Audience: Rating: PG-13; for some language; CHV rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 85 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Robot and Frank
Responsibility: Samuel Goldwyn Films and Stage 6 Films present a Park Pictures feature ; in association with White Hat Entertainment and Dog Run Pictures ; directed by Jake Schreier ; screenplay by Christopher Ford ; produced by Galt Niederhoffer, Sam Bisbee ; produced by Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Lance Acord ; executive producers, Danny Rifkin, Delaney and Jenna Schultz ; executive producers, Bob Kelman, Tom Valerio, Bill Perry ; executive producers, Jeremy Bailer, Ann Porter, Stefan Sonnenfeld.
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Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home. But Frank's son comes up with another option: buy Frank a walking, talking robot programmed to look after him and improve his physical and mental health. Frank resists the robot at first, but he warms to it after realizing that it could be the perfect heist companion.

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