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Gods and Monsters / Lions Gate Films, Showtime, and Flashpoint in association with BBC Films present a Regent Entertainment production in association with Gregg Fienberg ; a Bill Condon Film ; produced by Paul Colichman, Gregg Fienberg, Mark R. Harris ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[California] : Lionsgate Home Entertainment, [2003]
Εdition:
Widescreen version.
Description:
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary note:
It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship.
Notes:
  • Specifications: Dolby surround; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 tvs.
  • Based upon the novel: Father of Frankenstein / by Christopher Bram.
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1998.
  • Includes documentary: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker.
  • Special features: Directors's commentary with Bill Condon, documentary, The making of gods & monsters; theatrical trailer.
  • Accompanied by: The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker.
Creation/​Production credits:
Director of photography, Stephen M. Katz ; editor, Virginia Katz ; music, Carter Burwell.
System details:
DVD, NTSC.
Awards:
National Board of Review: Best picture, Best actor (McKellen); Los Angeles Film Critics: Best actor; Golden Globe Award: Best actress (Redgrave); Independent spirit awards: Best feature, Best male lead, Best female supporting actor; Academy Award: Best screenplay adaptation, 1998.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich, David Dukes, Kevin J. O'Connor.
Language(s):
In English with optional captions in English and subtitles in Spanish.
Contents:
The World of Gods and monsters : a journey with James Whale / produced and directed by David J. Skal and Sam Irvin ; written by David J. Skal ; narrated by Clive Barker.
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Other title(s):
World of gods and monsters.
ISBN:
  • 1588177858
  • 9781588177858
Publisher no.:
  • VM8332D
  • 71214
  • A071214
OCLC:
52499305
Universal Product Code:
  • 031398833222
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