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The Resource Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film, (DVD videorecording)

Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Forrest Gump
Title
Forrest Gump
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth).
  • Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).
Cataloging source
IFJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
Language note
Dialogue in English or French; close-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1952-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Wright, Robin
  • Sinise, Gary
  • Williamson, Mykelti
  • Field, Sally
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Roth, Eric
  • Finerman, Wendy
  • Tisch, Steve
  • Starkey, Steve
  • Silvestri, Alan
  • Groom, Winston
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
141
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Love
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
  • National Film Registry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Special collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792174844
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361564449
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 156444
  • 45644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47981929
  • 881017
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Forrest Gump, Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; Special collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792174844
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361564449
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 156444
  • 45644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47981929
  • 881017
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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