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Title Capote [(DVD) videorecording] / United Artists ; A-Line Pictures ; Cooper's Town Productions ; Eagle Vision, Inc. co-production with Infinity Media ; produced by Caroline Baron, Michael Ohoven, William Vince ; screenplay by Dan Futterman ; directed by Bennett Miller.

Edition Widescreen edition.
Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F CAPOTE    MISSING
 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F CAP    DUE 07-31-20 BILLED
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F CAPOTE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Note Title from container.
Based on the book by Gerald Clarke.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins, Jr., Chris Cooper, Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Amy Ryan.
Credits Director of photography, Adam Kimmel ; editor, Christopher Tellefsen ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Kasia Walicka-Maimone ; production designer, Jess Gonchor.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some violent images and brief strong language.
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 Halcomb, 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 prisoners, 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.
Awards Academy Awards, 2005: Best performance by an actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best performance by an actor in a motion picture - drama (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
Subject Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 -- Drama.
Smith, Perry Edward, 1928-1965 -- Drama.
DVDs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 2005.
Genre Feature films Videodiscs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Miller, Bennett.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014.
Keener, Catherine.
Collins, Clifton, Jr.
Cooper, Chris, 1951-
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956-
Kimmel, Adam, 1960-
Danna, Mychael.
Clarke, Gerald, 1937-
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404998101
Standard No. 043396126480
883904274070
Music No. 12648 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
M127407 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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