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The Resource The black balloon, Neoclassics Films presents, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions present, in association with the New South Walses Film and Television Office, and in association with Anita and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis ; written by Elissa Down, Jimmy the exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down, (videorecording DVD)

The black balloon, Neoclassics Films presents, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions present, in association with the New South Walses Film and Television Office, and in association with Anita and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis ; written by Elissa Down, Jimmy the exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The black balloon
Title
The black balloon
Statement of responsibility
Neoclassics Films presents, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions present, in association with the New South Walses Film and Television Office, and in association with Anita and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis ; written by Elissa Down, Jimmy the exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence, but his autistic brother Charlie thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend Jackie, accept his brother?
Awards note
  • Australian Film Institute, 2008: Best Direction, Best Editing, Best Film, Best Screenplay - Original, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress.
  • Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, 2008: Crystal Bear
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Michael Yezerski; edited by Veronika Jenet; director of photography, Denson Baker
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content, a scene of violence, and brief strong language
Language note
English dialogue. No subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B53 2010
PerformerNote
Toni Collette, Rhys Wakefield, Gemma Ward, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1988-
  • 1981-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Down, Elissa
  • Collette, Toni
  • Wakefield, Rhys
  • Ford, Luke
  • Thomson, Erik
  • Ward, Gemma
  • Miall, Tristram
  • Yezerski, Michael
  • Jimmy the Exploder
  • Jenet, Veronika
  • Baker, Denson
  • NeoClassics Films (Firm)
  • Film Finance Corporation Australia
  • Icon Entertainment International (Firm)
  • Black Balloon Productions
  • New South Wales Film and Television Office
Runtime
97
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autistic children
  • Brothers
Technique
live action
Label
The black balloon, Neoclassics Films presents, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions present, in association with the New South Walses Film and Television Office, and in association with Anita and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis ; written by Elissa Down, Jimmy the exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: The making of the black balloon; photo gallery; audio commentary by director Elissa Down; U.S. trailer; Australian trailer; previews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min. not 102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
684457881421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
SY-8814D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn496024400
  • (OCoLC)496024400
  • 1433025
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The black balloon, Neoclassics Films presents, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Icon Entertainment International and Black Balloon Productions present, in association with the New South Walses Film and Television Office, and in association with Anita and Luca Belgiorno-Nettis ; written by Elissa Down, Jimmy the exploder ; produced by Tristram Miall ; directed by Elissa Down, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: The making of the black balloon; photo gallery; audio commentary by director Elissa Down; U.S. trailer; Australian trailer; previews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 97 min. not 102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
684457881421
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
SY-8814D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn496024400
  • (OCoLC)496024400
  • 1433025
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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