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The Resource The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)

The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)

Label
The fisher king
Title
The fisher king
Statement of responsibility
Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Parry is a homeless history professor who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights, and damsels in distress. Jack is New York's number one shock deejay, until the day his off-hand arrogance triggers a tragedy that ruins his career. Penniless and without prospects, Jack finds himself plucked from disaster by the most improbable of saviors, Parry
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Fisher king (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Costume designer, Beatrix Pasztor ; music by George Fenton ; editor, Lesley Walker ; production designer, Mel Bourne ; director of photography, Roger Pratt
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, and violence
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Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F57 2015
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl, Michael Jeter, William Jay Marshall, Chris Howell, David Pierce
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  • 1951-2014
  • 1949-
  • 1952-2003
  • 1958-
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  • Gilliam, Terry
  • LaGravenese, Richard
  • Hill, Debra
  • Obst, Lynda Rosen
  • Williams, Robin
  • Bridges, Jeff
  • Plummer, Amanda
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
  • Jeter, Michael
  • Pierce, David Hyde
  • Pásztor, Beatrix
  • Fenton, George
  • Walker, Lesley
  • Bourne, Mel
  • Pratt, Roger
  • Greco, Keith
  • Jefferds, Vincent
  • Bridgewater, Stephen W.
  • Ebiri, Bilge
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
138
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
764
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  • Homeless persons
  • Mentally ill
  • Male friendship
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Widescreen (1.78:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring director Terry Gilliam; New interviews with Gilliam; producer Lynda Obst, screenwriter Richard La Gravenese, and actors Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, and Mercedes Ruehl; New interviews with artists Keith Greco and Vincent Jefferds on the creation of the film's Red Knight; Interview from 2006 with actor Robin Williams; New video essay featuring Bridges's on-set photographs; Footage from 1991 of Bridges training as a radio personality with acting coach Stephen Bridgewater; Deleted scenes, with optional commentary by Giliam; Costume tests; trailers; Plus, an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Bar code
  • 31223133003500
  • 31223133004342
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781681430072
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515148917
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2495BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)908769383
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Widescreen (1.78:1)
  • Special features: Audio commentary featuring director Terry Gilliam; New interviews with Gilliam; producer Lynda Obst, screenwriter Richard La Gravenese, and actors Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, and Mercedes Ruehl; New interviews with artists Keith Greco and Vincent Jefferds on the creation of the film's Red Knight; Interview from 2006 with actor Robin Williams; New video essay featuring Bridges's on-set photographs; Footage from 1991 of Bridges training as a radio personality with acting coach Stephen Bridgewater; Deleted scenes, with optional commentary by Giliam; Costume tests; trailers; Plus, an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 fold-out insert.
Bar code
  • 31223133003500
  • 31223133004342
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781681430072
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515148917
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2495BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)908769383
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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