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The Resource Capote, United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; directed by Bennett Miller ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince and Michael Ohoven, (video DVD)

Capote, United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; directed by Bennett Miller ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince and Michael Ohoven, (video DVD)

Label
Capote
Title
Capote
Statement of responsibility
United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; directed by Bennett Miller ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince and Michael Ohoven
Contributor
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
  • ind
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
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Awards note
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - drama (Philip Seymour Hoffman); Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Best performance by an actor in a leading role (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Adam Kimmel ; editor, Christopher Tellefsen ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Kasia Walicka-Maimone ; production designer, Jess Gonchor
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some violent images and brief strong language
Language note
English and French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Korean, Thai, Bahasa Indonesia ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
C37684 2006
PerformerNote
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins, Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper
Runtime
114
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Capote, United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; directed by Bennett Miller ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince and Michael Ohoven, (video DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gerald Clarke
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: two audio commentary soundtracks, one with Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller and one with director Bennett Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel; two making-of featurettes; Answered prayers, a documentary on Truman Capote
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include: 2 behind the scenes documentaries; "Answered Prayers" a documentary on Truman Capote; Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller commentary; Director Bennett Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel commentary
Control code
ocm62709417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.)
Isbn
9781404998100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396126480
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
12648
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62709417
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Capote, United Artists and Sony Pictures Classics present an A-Line Pictures/Cooper's Town Productions/Infinity Media production ; directed by Bennett Miller ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; produced by Caroline Baron ; produced by William Vince and Michael Ohoven, (video DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gerald Clarke
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: two audio commentary soundtracks, one with Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller and one with director Bennett Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel; two making-of featurettes; Answered prayers, a documentary on Truman Capote
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include: 2 behind the scenes documentaries; "Answered Prayers" a documentary on Truman Capote; Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Bennett Miller commentary; Director Bennett Miller and cinematographer Adam Kimmel commentary
Control code
ocm62709417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.)
Isbn
9781404998100
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396126480
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
12648
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62709417
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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