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The Resource The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Radiant Productions, a Wolfgang Petersen film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen

The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Radiant Productions, a Wolfgang Petersen film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen

Label
The perfect storm
Title
The perfect storm
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Radiant Productions, a Wolfgang Petersen film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • dut
  • eng
  • fin
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • jpn
  • kor
  • nor
  • por
  • eng
  • spa
  • swe
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • jpn
  • spa
  • chi
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
In October 1991, three raging weather fronts, one of them a powerful hurricane, combined in the North Atlantic to form the greatest storm in recorded history. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Billy Tyne is the sword-fishing boat captain of the Gail who is from Gloucester. Tyne is highly competitive, but has been stung by a string of poor outings. His crew is hardly back in port when he tells them he's going out again, even though it's October and the weather can turn ugly. Five join him. At first, they catch little, so they sail east, Tyne ignores the storm warnings behind him. Finally, the fish bite, but when the ice machine fails the men decide to try to head back with the catch that they have waited so long to get. Based on a true story of Sebastian Junger
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Richard Francis-Bruce ; music, James Horner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for language and scenes of peril
Language note
English (TrueHD 5.1, Dolby EX 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby EX 5.1), dubbed German (Dolby EX 5.1), dubbed Italian (Dolby EX 5.1), dubbed Japanese (Dolby EX 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby EX 5.1, Dolby 2.0) dialogue, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish or Swedish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.P47 2008
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, William Fichtner, Karen Allen, Allen Payne, Bob Gunton, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John C. Reilly
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1951-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weinstein, Paula
  • Petersen, Wolfgang
  • Katz, Gail
  • Wittliff, William D
  • Clooney, George
  • Wahlberg, Mark
  • Lane, Diane
  • Fichtner, William
  • Allen, Karen
  • Payne, Allen
  • Gunton, Bob
  • Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth
  • Reilly, John C.
  • Horner, James
  • Junger, Sebastian
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures (Firm)
  • Radiant Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Andrea Gail (Boat)
  • Halloween Nor'easter, 1991
  • Swordfish fishing
  • Fronts (Meteorology)
Technique
live action
Label
The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Radiant Productions, a Wolfgang Petersen film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Sebastian Junger
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: "HBO first look: creating The perfect storm" documentary; "Witnesses to the storm:" recollections of the 1991 events that inspired the book; "Creating an emotion:" composer James Horner at work; commentary with director Wolfgang Petersen; commentary with author Sebastian Junger; commentary by visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier and visual effects producer Helen Ostenberg Elswit; "Yours forever" photo montage; theatrical tailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version..
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9786312077756
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569828476
  • 883929026012
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000000020
  • 3000016996
  • 201751002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn256972398
  • (OCoLC)256972398
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby True-HD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 480i or 480p standard definition)
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The perfect storm, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Radiant Productions, a Wolfgang Petersen film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz ; screenplay by Bill Wittliff ; directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Sebastian Junger
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: "HBO first look: creating The perfect storm" documentary; "Witnesses to the storm:" recollections of the 1991 events that inspired the book; "Creating an emotion:" composer James Horner at work; commentary with director Wolfgang Petersen; commentary with author Sebastian Junger; commentary by visual effects supervisor Stefen Fangmeier and visual effects producer Helen Ostenberg Elswit; "Yours forever" photo montage; theatrical tailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version..
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9786312077756
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569828476
  • 883929026012
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000000020
  • 3000016996
  • 201751002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn256972398
  • (OCoLC)256972398
System details
  • Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby True-HD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 480i or 480p standard definition)
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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