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The Giver

Author: Phillip NoyceMichael MitnickRobert B WeideNikki SilverJeff BridgesAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [English/Spanish subtitled version]View all editions and formats
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The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Science fiction films
Feature films
DVDs
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Noyce; Michael Mitnick; Robert B Weide; Nikki Silver; Jeff Bridges; Neil Koenigsberg; Bob Weinstein; Harvey Weinstein; Ron Burkle; Dylan Sellers; Ralph Winter; Alison Owen; Scooter Braun; Meryl Streep; Brenton Thwaites; Alexander Skarsgård; Katie Holmes; Odeya Rush; Cameron Monaghan; Taylor Swift; Emma Tremblay; Ross Emery; Edward Verreaux; Barry Alexander Brown; Diana Cilliers; Marco Beltrami; Ryan Tedder; Lloyd Bridges; Lois Lowry; Weinstein Company,; Walden Media,; Tonik Productions,; As Is Productions,; Yucaipa Films,; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.,; OneRepublic (Musical group),
ISBN: 9786315693113 6315693113
OCLC Number: 892864216
Language Note: English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the book by Lois Lowry.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Special features: Highlights from the original script reading featuring Lloyd Bridges; Making The Giver: from page to screen; Jonas' harrowing journey (extended scene); "Ordinary human" featurette with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder; Author Lois Lowry on The Giver; Study guide.
Credits: Casting by Mary Verneu and Venus Kanani ; costume designer, Diana Cilliers ; music supervisor, Dana Sand ; music by Marco Beltrami ; edited by Barry Alexander Brown ; production designer, Ed Verreaux ; director of photography, Ross Emery ; executive producers, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Ron Burkle, Dylan Sellers, Ralph Winter, Alison Owen, Scooter Braun ; "Ordinary human."
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift, Emma Tremblay.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1994.
Target Audience: Rating: PG-13; for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation.
Other Titles: Giver (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Weinstein Company and WaldenMedia present a Tonik/As Is Productions production in association with Yucaipa Films ; produced by Nikki Silver, Jeff Bridges, Neil Koenisberg ; screenplay by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide ; directed by Phillip Noyce.

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The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.

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