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Sin City (2005)
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Call no.:
DVD 010 706
Title:
Sin City
Originally produced:
2005
Format:
DVD
Summary:
"A collection of interweaving stories all based in the corrupt, crime infested hell-hole that is Basin City. Heavily influenced by film-noir, the main storylines concern a hulking brute called Marv (Mickey Rourke), who is seeking the murderer of a beautiful woman who was killed while asleep in bed with him; an ex-photographer called Dwight (Clive Owen) who accidentally kills a hero cop and has to cover it up; and a soon-to-be-retiring policeman called Hartigan (Bruce Willis) who is incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit"--c.f. Internet Movie Database (viewed June 2, 2006).
Credits:
Dimension Films ; Troublemaker Studios ; produced by Elizabeth Avellan ; special guest director, Quentin Tarantino ; directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez.
Edition:
Recut, extended, unrated.
Publication:
[Burbank, CA] : Dimension Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2005].
Languages:
Dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround) with optional Spanish subtitles and English captions for the hearing impaired.
Details:
2 DVDs (ca. 124 min. ; ca. 147 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Troublemakers Studios
Dimension Films (1990- )
Director(s):
Rodriguez, Robert
Miller, Frank
Tarantino, Quentin
Producer(s):
Avellán, Elizabeth
Cast:
Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Elijah Wood, Devon Aoki, Alexis Bledel, Powers Booth, Rosario Dawson, Michael Clarke Dungan, Carla Gugino, Josh Hartnett, Ruthger Hauer, Jaime King, Michael Madsen, Nick Stahl.
Production:
Cinematographer, Robert Rodriguez ; editor, Robert Rodriguez ; music, John Debney, Graeme Revell, Robert Rodriguez.
Notes:
Based on the graphic novels by Frank Miller.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Includes the graphic novel "Sin City: the hard goodbye" by Frank Miller.
Special features: three commentary soundtracks by Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez & Quentin Tarantino, and Austin premiere audience reaction; 15-minute film school with Robert Rodriguez; The movie in high-speed green screen; The long take: 17 uninterrupted minutes of Tarantino's segment; 10-minute cooking school with Robert Rodriguez; bloopers; teaser & theatrical trailers; A hard top with a decent engine: the cars of Sin City; Making the monsters special effects make-up; Trench coats & fishnets: the costumes of Sin City; Booze, broads & guns: the props of Sin City; How it went down: convincing Frank Miller to make the film; Special guest director: Quentin Tarantino; Sin-Chroni-City, interactive game; Sin City in concert: Bruce Willis and the Accelerators.
Subjects:
Sin City (Imaginary place) Drama.
Violence Drama.
Heroes Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film noir
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Sin City
Director: Miller, Frank
Director: Rodriguez, Robert
Director: Tarantino, Quentin
Actor: Alba, Jessica
Actor: Murphy, Brittany
Actor: Owen, Clive
Actor: Rourke, Mickey
Musical score composer: Debney, John
Musical score composer: Revell, Graeme
Musical score composer: Rodriguez, Robert
Production studio: Dimension Films (1990- )
Production studio: Troublemakers Studios
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action