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The Wendell Baker story

Author: Mark JohnsonDavid L BushellLuke WilsonAndrew WilsonSeymour CasselAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Thinkfilm, LLC, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wendell Baker is a dreamer and schemer whose latest scam lands him in jail and leaves him alienated from his longtime girlfriend, best friend and even his dog. Eternally optimistic, Wendell makes the most of his time behind bars and vows to turn his life around. Upon release, he gets a job at a retirement hotel, where he befriends some of the colorful residents. Wendell's new friends advise him on how to win back  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVDs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Johnson; David L Bushell; Luke Wilson; Andrew Wilson; Seymour Cassel; Eddie Griffin; Kris Kristofferson; Eva Mendes; Harry Dean Stanton; Jacob Vargas; Angela Alvarado Rosa; Owen Wilson; Thinkfilm (Firm); MHF Zweite Academy Film (Firm); Möbius Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 154236014
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: Afternoon at Luke's with Harry Dean Stanton and Seymour Cassel; "Making Wendell Baker:" on location with the Wilsons; bonus scenes; "Inside Wendell Baker:" a commentary from Luke Wilson and Andrew Wilson; special musical performance by Billy Joe Shaver; The Wendell Baker photo album; theatrical trailer; trailer gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Steve Mason ; editor, Harvey Rosenstock, Peter Teschner ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Estee Stanley ; production designer, David J. Bomba.
Cast: Luke Wilson, Seymour Cassel, Eddie Griffin, Kris Kristofferson, Eva Mendes, Harry Dean Stanton, Owen Wilson, Jacob Vargas, Angela Alvarado Rosa.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some crude and sexual humor and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered.
Responsibility: Mobius Entertainment presents in association with MHF Zweite Academy Film ; produced by Mark Johnson, David Bushell, Luke Wilson ; written by Luke Wilson ; directed by Andrew Wilson & Luke Wilson.

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Wendell Baker is a dreamer and schemer whose latest scam lands him in jail and leaves him alienated from his longtime girlfriend, best friend and even his dog. Eternally optimistic, Wendell makes the most of his time behind bars and vows to turn his life around. Upon release, he gets a job at a retirement hotel, where he befriends some of the colorful residents. Wendell's new friends advise him on how to win back his girl, while he helps them battle the hotel's evil head nurse and his right-hand man.

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