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The Resource A scanner darkly, Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater, (videorecording)

A scanner darkly, Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater, (videorecording)

Label
A scanner darkly
Title
A scanner darkly
Statement of responsibility
Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S26
LC item number
S336647 2006
PerformerNote
Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochrane, Winona Ryder, Sean Allen, Mitch Baker, Cliff Haby, Steven Chester Prince, Natasha Valdez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1965-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Linklater, Richard
  • Reeves, Keanu
  • Downey, Robert
  • Harrelson, Woody
  • Ryder, Winona
  • Dick, Philip K
Runtime
100
Target audience
adult
Technique
animation
Label
A scanner darkly, Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Philip K. Dick
  • Originally released as motion picture
  • Special features: commentary by Keanu Reeves, writer/director Richard Linklater, producer Tommy Pallotta, author Jonathan Lethem and Philip K. Dick's daughter, Isa Dick Hackett; One Summer in Austin: the story of filming 'A scanner darkly'; The 'Weight of the line': animation tales; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781419802430
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569594173
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
59417
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm72443662
  • (OCoLC)72443662
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A scanner darkly, Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West ... [et al.] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Philip K. Dick
  • Originally released as motion picture
  • Special features: commentary by Keanu Reeves, writer/director Richard Linklater, producer Tommy Pallotta, author Jonathan Lethem and Philip K. Dick's daughter, Isa Dick Hackett; One Summer in Austin: the story of filming 'A scanner darkly'; The 'Weight of the line': animation tales; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9781419802430
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569594173
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
59417
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm72443662
  • (OCoLC)72443662
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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