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The Resource The messengers, Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Blue Star Pictures production ; a Pang Brothers film ; produced by Sam Raimi, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Robert G. Tapert ; story by Todd Farmer ; screenplay by Mark Wheaton ; directed by Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang, (videorecording DVD)

The messengers, Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Blue Star Pictures production ; a Pang Brothers film ; produced by Sam Raimi, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Robert G. Tapert ; story by Todd Farmer ; screenplay by Mark Wheaton ; directed by Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The messengers
Title
The messengers
Statement of responsibility
Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Blue Star Pictures production ; a Pang Brothers film ; produced by Sam Raimi, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Robert G. Tapert ; story by Todd Farmer ; screenplay by Mark Wheaton ; directed by Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A troubled family moves into an old farmhouse where a triple homicide has occurred. Only Ben, the little toddler of the family, can see the supernatural presences in the house, and he appears more delighted with them than afraid. When his teenage sister, Jess, also starts encountering unusual occurrences - this time of an apparantly non-benevolent nature - she also begins noticing Ben's unusual behavior as well and realizes that he too is experiencing something out of the ordinary. The hardest part for Jess is getting anybody else to take her seriously
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David Geddes ; editors, John Axelrad, Armen Minasian ; music, Joseph LoDuca ; costume designer, Mary Hyde-Kerr ; production designer, Alicia Keywan ; visual effects supervisor, Bruce Jones
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, disturbing violence and terror
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional English or French subtitles ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
M477464477 2007
PerformerNote
Kristen Stewart, Dylan McDermott, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett, William B. Davis, Dustin Milligan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1990-
  • 1961-
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raimi, Sam
  • Sherak, William
  • Shuman, Jason
  • Tapert, Robert
  • Farmer, Todd
  • Wheaton, Mark
  • Pang, Oxide
  • Pang, Danny
  • Stewart, Kristen
  • McDermott, Dylan
  • Miller, Penelope Ann
  • Corbett, John
  • Davis, William B.
  • Milligan, Dustin
  • Screen Gems
  • Ghost House Pictures (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Blue Star Pictures (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Supernatural
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Farmhouses
  • Skilled labor
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The messengers, Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Blue Star Pictures production ; a Pang Brothers film ; produced by Sam Raimi, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Robert G. Tapert ; story by Todd Farmer ; screenplay by Mark Wheaton ; directed by Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes: "In the ghost house," "Creating the family," "Working Grrrl," "Handsome devil," "Bringing the dead to life;" audio commentary with Kristen Stewart
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781424815029
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396148505
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85847180
  • (OCoLC)85847180
  • 1029604
  • 2369643
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The messengers, Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Blue Star Pictures production ; a Pang Brothers film ; produced by Sam Raimi, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Robert G. Tapert ; story by Todd Farmer ; screenplay by Mark Wheaton ; directed by Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes: "In the ghost house," "Creating the family," "Working Grrrl," "Handsome devil," "Bringing the dead to life;" audio commentary with Kristen Stewart
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781424815029
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396148505
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14850
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85847180
  • (OCoLC)85847180
  • 1029604
  • 2369643
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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