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Almost famous / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production of a Cameron Crowe film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe.

Crowe, Cameron, 1957- (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Bryce, Ian, (film producer.). Toll, John (Cinematographer), (director of photography.). Wilson, Nancy, 1954- (composer (expression)). Hutshing, Joe, (film editor.). Klein, Saar, (film editor.). Griffith, Clay A., (art director.). Hartley, Clayton R., (art director.). Heimann, Betsy, (costume designer.). Crudup, Billy, 1968- (actor.). McDormand, Frances, (actor.). Hudson, Kate, 1979- (actor.). Lee, Jason, 1970- (actor.). Fugit, Patrick, 1982- (actor.). Paquin, Anna, (actor.). Balk, Fairuza, (actor.). Taylor, Noah, (actor.). Deschanel, Zooey, 1980- (actor.). Fallon, Jimmy, (actor.). Phillips, Bijou, 1980- (actor.). Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014 (actor.). Dreamworks Pictures, (production company.). Columbia Pictures, (production company.). Vinyl Films (Firm), (production company.). DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 29 of 32 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library DVD ALM (Text to phone) 33625112562447 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: "The making of Almost Famous" HBO behind-the-scenes featurette; Production notes; Cast and crew bios; Theatrical trailer; The Rolling Stone articles; Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special fieatures: Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) -- Stillwater's "Fever dog" music video -- HBO behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Almost famous" -- The Rolling Stone articles -- Cast and crew bios -- Theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Language: English DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround 2.0 surround -- Captioned in English -- Subtitled in English.
Restrictions on Access Note:
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Score by Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; director of photography, John Toll ; co-producer, Lisa Stewart.
Participant or Performer Note:
Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Bijou Phillips, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Summary, etc.:
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround.
Language Note:
In English with optonal English subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
Golden Globes: Best picture (comedy/musical), Best supporting actress (Hudson); Academy Award: Best writing.
Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)
Subject: Journalists > Drama.
Rock music > 1971-1980 > Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Comedy films.
Road films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.

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