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Author: David FincherMike MedavoyArnold W MesserBradley J FischerJames VanderbiltAll authors
Publisher: United States : Paramount Pictures, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Thriller
Adaptation
Drama
Named Person: Robert Hall Starr; Robert Hall Starr
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Fincher; Mike Medavoy; Arnold W Messer; Bradley J Fischer; James Vanderbilt; Ceán Chaffin; Mark Ruffalo; Jake Gyllenhaal; Robert Downey, Jr.; Robert Graysmith; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Phoenix Pictures.; Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 183353526
Notes: Copyright: Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation. Appl. au.: Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation. PRV: Book prev. pub.; screenplay of the same title by Jamie Vanderbilt; some prev. pub. musical compositions, sound recordings, film and video clips, artwork, and posters. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 2006; PUB 2Mar07; REG 2Mar07; PA1-340-703.
Summary from FirstSearch, OCLC 124168707, viewed Dec. 4, 2007.
Based on the book by Robert Graysmith.
Not viewed.
Sources used: copyright data sheet; copyright database; Variety Web site, review posted May 15, 2007, viewed Dec. 4, 2007; Internet movie database, viewed Dec. 4, 2007; FirstSearch, OCLC 124168707, viewed Dec. 4, 2007.
Credits: Executive producer, Louis Phillips ; camera, Harris Savides ; editing, Angus Wall ; music, David Shire.
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Charles Fleischer, Zack Grenier, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, John Lacy, Donal Logue, John Carroll Lynch, Dermot Mulroney, Chloe Sevigny, Ed Setrakian, John Getz, John Terry, Candy Clark, Adam Goldberg, James Le Gros.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 18 film reels of 18 on 9 (ca. 156 min., ca. 14,040 ft.) : sd., col. ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Responsibility: a Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures release and presentation of a Phoenix Pictures production ; directed by David Fincher ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay, James Vanderbilt.

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A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith.

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