The Resource Four lions, Alamo Drafthouse Films ; Magnet ; Film4 presents ; in association with Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing ; a Warp Films production ; a Chris Morris film ; written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain ; produced by Mark Herbert, Derrin Schlesinger ; executive producers, Carole Baraton [and others] ; directed by Chris Morris ; Channel Four Television Corporation, (videorecording)

Four lions, Alamo Drafthouse Films ; Magnet ; Film4 presents ; in association with Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing ; a Warp Films production ; a Chris Morris film ; written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain ; produced by Mark Herbert, Derrin Schlesinger ; executive producers, Carole Baraton [and others] ; directed by Chris Morris ; Channel Four Television Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
Four lions
Title
Four lions
Statement of responsibility
Alamo Drafthouse Films ; Magnet ; Film4 presents ; in association with Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing ; a Warp Films production ; a Chris Morris film ; written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain ; produced by Mark Herbert, Derrin Schlesinger ; executive producers, Carole Baraton [and others] ; directed by Chris Morris ; Channel Four Television Corporation
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"A whip-smart, slapstick comedy ... takes aim at Jihadi suicide bombers and illuminates the war on terror through satire and farce. Follow five inept aspiring terrorists on their quest to strike a blow, and how they demonstrate that terrorism may be about ideology, but it can also be about idiots"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lol Crawley ; production designer, Dick Lunn ; editor, Billy Sneddon ; costume designer, Charlotte Walter
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, including some sexual references
Language note
English dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.F68 2011
PerformerNote
Riz Ahmed, Arsher Ali, Nigel Lindsay, Kayvan Novak, Adeel Akhtar, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julia Davis, Craig Parkinson, Preeya Kalidas, Wasim Zakir
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  • 1965-
  • 1982-
  • 1984-
  • 1969-
  • 1978-
  • 1976-
  • 1966-
  • 1974-
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  • Morris, Christopher
  • Armstrong, Jesse
  • Bain, Sam
  • Herbert, Mark
  • Schlesinger, Derrin
  • Ahmed, Riz
  • Ali, Arsher
  • Lindsay, Nigel
  • Novak, Kayvan
  • Akhtar, Adeel
  • Cumberbatch, Benedict
  • Davis, Julia
  • Parkinson, Craig
  • Kalidas, Preeya
  • Zakir, Wasim
  • Crawley, Lol
  • Lunn, Dick
  • Sneddon, Billy
  • Walter, Charlotte
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • Wild Bunch (Firm)
  • Optimum Releasing (Firm)
  • Warp Films
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Magnet Releasing (Firm)
  • Drafthouse Films
  • Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
102
Series statement
Drafthouse films
Series volume
1
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  • Terrorists
  • Muslims
  • Musulmanes
  • Terroristas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Four lions, Alamo Drafthouse Films ; Magnet ; Film4 presents ; in association with Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing ; a Warp Films production ; a Chris Morris film ; written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain ; produced by Mark Herbert, Derrin Schlesinger ; executive producers, Carole Baraton [and others] ; directed by Chris Morris ; Channel Four Television Corporation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features: Bradford interview; Behind the scenes: Smooth running rehearsal, Ostrich, Barry in the woods, Fight on bridge, Faisal sheep demise; Background material: Lost boys, Interview with Mo Ali; Deleted scenes: Bomb factory, The martyr feels no pain, Palestinian dad, Costumes are statues, Chase, Barry's training camp, Faisal's video; Storyboards
Bar code
  • 31223136015980
  • 31223136015964
  • 31223136015956
  • 31223136015998
  • 31223136015972
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964003988
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
10398
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)703452911
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Four lions, Alamo Drafthouse Films ; Magnet ; Film4 presents ; in association with Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing ; a Warp Films production ; a Chris Morris film ; written by Chris Morris, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain ; produced by Mark Herbert, Derrin Schlesinger ; executive producers, Carole Baraton [and others] ; directed by Chris Morris ; Channel Four Television Corporation, (videorecording)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special features: Bradford interview; Behind the scenes: Smooth running rehearsal, Ostrich, Barry in the woods, Fight on bridge, Faisal sheep demise; Background material: Lost boys, Interview with Mo Ali; Deleted scenes: Bomb factory, The martyr feels no pain, Palestinian dad, Costumes are statues, Chase, Barry's training camp, Faisal's video; Storyboards
Bar code
  • 31223136015980
  • 31223136015964
  • 31223136015956
  • 31223136015998
  • 31223136015972
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964003988
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
10398
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)703452911
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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