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Title Martian child [(DVD) videorecording] / Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd. ; New Line Cinema ; produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienega ; screenplay by Seth E. Bass & Jonathan Tolins ; directed by Menno Meyjes.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2008]
Warner Home Video [distributor].
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F MAR    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround.
Language English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Based on the book by David Gerrold.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Audio commentary with producers Corey Sienega and David Kirschner, writers Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins; "Handle with care: working with the Martian child" documentary; "The real Martian child" featurette; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Cast John Cusack, Bobby Coleman, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Bruce Green ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Michael Dennison ; production designer, Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and mild language.
Summary David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.
Subject Widowers -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Authors, American -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Adoption -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Imagination in children -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Life on other planets -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Elbert, Ed.
Kirschner, David, 1955-
Sienega, Corey.
Bass, Seth E.
Tolins, Jonathan.
Meyjes, Menno.
Cusack, John, 1966-
Coleman, Bobby.
Peet, Amanda, 1972-
Okonedo, Sophie.
Cusack, Joan, 1962-
Platt, Oliver.
Gerrold, David, 1944- Martian child.
Hannah Rachel Production Services, Ltd.
New Line Cinema Corporation.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780656733
Standard No. 794043106835
Music No. 1000031708 New Line Home Entertainment
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