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The Giver [videorecording]

Contributor(s): Sellers, Dylan | Brown, Barry Alexander | Skarsgård, Alexander | Owen, Alison, 1961- | Monaghan, Cameron | Weinstein, Harvey, 1952- | Cilliers, Diana | Thwaites, Brenton | Melnick, Michael | Silver, Nikki | Koenigsberg, Neil, 1942- | Weinstein, Bob, 1953- | Burkle, Ron, 1952- | Braun, Scooter | Rush, Odeya, 1997- | Tremblay, Emma | Verreaux, Edward | Tedder, Ryan | Lowry, Lois. Giver | Streep, Meryl | Bridges, Jeff, 1949- | Holmes, Katie, 1978- | Emery, Ross | Winter, Ralph, 1952- | Swift, Taylor, 1989- | Noyce, Phillip | Weide, Robert B | Beltrami, Marco.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialDistributor: Australia : Roadshow Entertainment, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 DVD-video (approx. 97 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm. + 1 digital copy (UltraViolet).Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: The giver (Motion picture : 2014) Subject(s): Conformity -- Drama | Secrecy -- DramaDDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Directed by Phillip Noyce ; Screenplay by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide ; Produced by Nikki Silver, Jeff Bridges, Neil Koenigsberg ; Executive producer, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Ron Burkle, Dylan Sellers, Ralph Winter, Alison Owen, Scooter Braun ; Director of photography, Ross Emery ; production designer, Ed Verreaux ; edited by Barry Alexander Brown ; costume designer, Diana Cilliers ; music by Marco Beltrami ; "Ordinary human" performed by OneRepublic, written by Ryan Tedder.
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift, Emma Tremblay.Summary: The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
DVD Deer Park Library (DIY)
DVD G Available IA1378414
DVD Deer Park Library (DIY)
DVD G Incomplete Return IA1378553
DVD Keilor Library (DIY)
DVD DVD GIVE Available IA0464633
Total reserves: 0

Special feature: Highlights from the original script reading featuring Lloyd Bridges; Making The Giver: from page to screen; Jonas' harrowing journey (extended scene); "Ordinary human" featurette with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder; Author Lois Lowry on The Giver; Study guide.

Based on the book by Lois Lowry.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.

"DVD + UltraViolet (UV)"--Container.

Directed by Phillip Noyce ; Screenplay by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide ; Produced by Nikki Silver, Jeff Bridges, Neil Koenigsberg ; Executive producer, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Ron Burkle, Dylan Sellers, Ralph Winter, Alison Owen, Scooter Braun ; Director of photography, Ross Emery ; production designer, Ed Verreaux ; edited by Barry Alexander Brown ; costume designer, Diana Cilliers ; music by Marco Beltrami ; "Ordinary human" performed by OneRepublic, written by Ryan Tedder.

Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift, Emma Tremblay.

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.

DVD, PAL, Region 4.

English dialogue; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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