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The life aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
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Call no.:
DVD 005 037
Title:
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou
Originally produced:
2004
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Internationally reknown oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy.
Credits:
Life Aquatic ; Touchstone Pictures ; Scott Rudin Productions ; American Empirical Pictures ; written by Wes Anderson & Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson, Barry Mendel, Scott Rudin ; directed by Wes Anderson.
Edition:
Widescreen presentation; RSDL dual-layer ed.
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection ; Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2005.
Languages:
English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
2 DVDs (ca. 118 min.) : sound, color
Director(s):
Anderson, Wes
Screenwriter(s):
Anderson, Wes
Baumbach, Noah
Producer(s):
Anderson, Wes
Mendel, Barry
Rudin, Scott
Cast:
Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Noah Taylor, Bud Cort, Seu Jorge.
Production:
Director of photography, Robert D. Yeoman ; art director, Stefano Maria Ortolani ; editors, David Moritz, Danield R. Padgett ; music, Sven Libaek.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: commentary by Wes Anderson and co-writer Noah Baumbach; "This is an adventure" - a documentary by Antonio Ferrera, Albert Maysles and Matthew Prinzing cronicling the production of the movie; Mondo Monda, an Italian talk show featuring an interview with Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, with host Antonio Monda; new video interview with composer and Devo member Mark Mothersbaugh; ten complete video performances of David Bowie songs in Portuguese by Brazilian recording artist and actor Seu Jorge (Pelé dos Santos);
Intem video journal by actor and real-life intem Matthew Gray Gubler (Intem #1); multiple interviews with the cast and crew with behind-the-scenes footage; "Starz on the Set": behind the scenes featurette; theatrical trailer; fold-out insert with cutaway of the Belafonte, with Eric Anderson's original illustrations and a conversation between Wes and Eric conducted in 2005.
Subjects:
Oceanographers Drama.
Scientific expeditions Drama.
Sharks Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Location: Annenberg Reserve
Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Action and adventure films
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Life aquatic with Steve Zissou
Director: Anderson, Wes
Actor: Blanchett, Cate
Actor: Huston, Anjelica
Actor: Murray, Bill
Actor: Wilson, Owen
Musical score composer: Libaek, Sven Erik
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action