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Romulus, my father

Author: Richard RoxburghRobert ConnollyJohn MaynardNick DrakeEric BanaAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Melodrama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical
Adaptation
Family
Drama
Teatro
Biography Drama
Named Person: Raimond Gaita; Romulus Gaita; Raimond Gaita; Romulus Gaita; Raimond Gaita; Romulus Gaita; Raimond Gaita; Romulus Gaita
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Roxburgh; Robert Connolly; John Maynard; Nick Drake; Eric Bana; Franka Potente; Marton Csokas; Kodi Smit-McPhee; Russell Dykstra; Jacek Koman; Raimond Gaita; Film Victoria.; Madman Studio (Firm); Dendy Films.; Magnolia Pictures (Firm); Film Finance Corporation Australia.; Arenafilm Pty Ltd.; New South Wales Film and Television Office.; Pick Up Truck Pictures.; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 192174809
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
A foreign film (Australia).
Based on "Romulus, my father" by Raimond Gaita.
Special features: Making of "Romulus"; deleted scenes; storyboards.
Credits: Director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; editor, Suresh Ayyar ; original music, Basil Hogios ; costume designer, Jodie Fried ; production designer, Robert Cousins ; make-up and hair, Angela Conte.
Cast: Eric Bana, Franka Potente, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Russell Dykstra, Jacek Koman.
Awards: Australian Film Institute, 2007: Best Picture ; Best Lead Actor (Eric Bana) ; Best Supporting Actor (Marton Csokas) ; Best Young Actor (Kodi Smit-McPhee)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; sexuality, some violence and brief language.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Responsibility: Film Victoria ; Madman Studio ; a Dendy Films release ; Magnolia Pictures and Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited present an Arenafilm production in association with the New South Wales Film and Television Office and Pick Up Truck Pictures ; director, Richard Roxburgh ; producers, Robert Connolly and John Maynard ; screenplay, Nick Drake.

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Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son.

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