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Creston Public Library DVD FIC CUR (Text) 35140001141640 Fiction Videos Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 1415748616
  • ISBN: 9781415748619
  • Physical Description: videorecording](DVD
    videodisc
    1 videodisc (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2009]

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General Note: From the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Restrictions on Access Note:
LICENSED FOR HOME USE ONLY
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Claudio Miranda ; editors, Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall ; music, Alexandre Desplat.
Participant or Performer Note: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Jared Harris, Elias Koteas, Phyllis Somerville, Tilda Swinton.
Summary, etc.: Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother dies in childbirth, Benjamin is raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors' home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when they finally match up in age. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking.
PARENTAL GUIDANCE - MATURE THEME Manitoba Film Classification Board
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Infants -- Diseases -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Drama
Human beings -- Aging -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Drama
Adoptive parents -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Drama
Diaries -- Drama
Niños lactantes -- Luisiana -- Nueva Orleans -- Teatro
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Luisiana -- Nueva Orleans -- Teatro
Fiction films
Genre/Form: Fantasy films.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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