Context of Gran Torino, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures a Double Nickel entertainment ; a Malpaso production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; screenplay by Nick Schenk ; story by Dave Johannson & Nick Schenk ; produced by Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber ; in association with Matten Productions GmbH & Co. KG, (videorecording)