A history of violence


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Burbank, CA : New Line Productions :, [2009].
Physical Desc
1 blu-ray disc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
1419878182, 9781419878183
0883929037926, 883929037926


General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Vince Locke.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director David Cronenberg; "Acts of Violence:" minidocumentary gallery; "Violence's history: United States version vs. international version" featurette; "Too commercial for Cannes" featurette; "The unmaking of scene 44" featurette; deleted scene: scene 44; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore.
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ed Harris.
Likable family man and smalltown diner owner Tom Stall is living his life, minding his own business. Then an act of heroism puts him in the media spotlight. Certain people take notice - Made men from Philly who are dead sure that Stall is the ex-mob assassin they want to find and kill. There may be a real case of mistaken identity, but then again, Tom may actually be a stone-cold killer.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use.
System Details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital stereo., 480i or 480p standard definition).
System Details
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bender, C., Spink, J. C., Olson, J., Cronenberg, D., Mortensen, V., Bello, M., Hurt, W., Harris, E., Wagner, J., & Locke, V. (2009). A history of violence ([blu-ray edition].). New Line Productions :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chris Bender et al.. 2009. A History of Violence. Burbank, CA: New Line Productions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chris Bender et al.. A History of Violence Burbank, CA: New Line Productions, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bender, Chris, et al. A History of Violence [blu-ray edition]., New Line Productions :, 2009.

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