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The Resource Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas Section Eight production ; producers, Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay writer, Hillary Seitz ; director, Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas Section Eight production ; producers, Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay writer, Hillary Seitz ; director, Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

Label
Insomnia
Title
Insomnia
Statement of responsibility
Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas Section Eight production ; producers, Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay writer, Hillary Seitz ; director, Christopher Nolan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Dody Dorn ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Tish Monaghan ; production designer, Nathan Crowley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley
Runtime
119
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas Section Eight production ; producers, Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay writer, Hillary Seitz ; director, Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjaerg
  • Special features: additional scenes with optional director's commentary; commentary by director Christopher Nolan in order of shooting sequence; commentary with Hilary Swank, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Dody Dorn, cinematographer Wally Pfister and screenwriter Hillary Seitz; "Day for night": making-of documentary; "180p0s": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino; "In the fog": cinematography and production design; eyes wide open: the insomniac's world; stills gallery; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm50644415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780790771977
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392330720
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23307
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
50644415
System details
DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas Section Eight production ; producers, Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay writer, Hillary Seitz ; director, Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjaerg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjaerg
  • Special features: additional scenes with optional director's commentary; commentary by director Christopher Nolan in order of shooting sequence; commentary with Hilary Swank, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Dody Dorn, cinematographer Wally Pfister and screenwriter Hillary Seitz; "Day for night": making-of documentary; "180p0s": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino; "In the fog": cinematography and production design; eyes wide open: the insomniac's world; stills gallery; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm50644415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 2.35:1
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780790771977
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392330720
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23307
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
50644415
System details
DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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