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

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

Label
Insomnia
Title
Insomnia
Statement of responsibility
Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas, Section Eight production ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay by Hillary Seitz ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Title variation
Insomnie
Contributor
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English or dubbed in French. Optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish. Closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1970-
  • 1940-
  • 1952 July 21-
  • 1965-
  • 1928-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McDonnell, Edward L
  • Johnson, Broderick
  • Kosove, Andrew A
  • Seitz, Hillary
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Julyan, David
  • Pacino, Al
  • Williams, Robin
  • Swank, Hilary
  • Tierney, Maura
  • Donovan, Martin
  • Katt, Nicky
  • Dooley, Paul
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Dorn, Dody
  • Julyan, David
  • Monaghan, Tish
  • Crowley, Nathan
  • Skjoldbjærg, Erik
  • Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
  • Witt-Thomas Productions
  • Section Eight Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skjoldbjærg, Erik
  • Homicide investigation
  • Insomnia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas, Section Eight production ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay by Hillary Seitz ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjærg
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • 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 (8 min.); "180°": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino (17 min.); "In the fog": cinematography and production design (6 min. each); "Eyes wide open": the insomniac's world (8 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer; enhanced features for PC DVD-ROM drives
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50644415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780790771977
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392330720
  • 883929124145
  • 883929145973
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23307
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50644415
  • (Sirsi) a1587487
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer format; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Insomnia, Alcon Entertainment presents a Witt/Thomas, Section Eight production ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Edward L. McDonnell, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove ; screenplay by Hillary Seitz ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the film "Insomnia" directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg; written by Nikolaj Frobenius and Erik Skjoldbjærg
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • 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 (8 min.); "180°": a conversation with Nolan and star Al Pacino (17 min.); "In the fog": cinematography and production design (6 min. each); "Eyes wide open": the insomniac's world (8 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer; enhanced features for PC DVD-ROM drives
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50644415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780790771977
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085392330720
  • 883929124145
  • 883929145973
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23307
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50644415
  • (Sirsi) a1587487
System details
DVD, region 1, dual-layer format; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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