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The Resource Forrest Gump., Paramount Pictures presents ; a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis

Forrest Gump., Paramount Pictures presents ; a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis

Label
Forrest Gump.
Title
Forrest Gump.
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Forrest Gump is not a "smart" man. But the young Alabaman with an IQ of 75 is a thoroughly decent man, who manages to become involved in every major event in American history. And he survives them all with only honesty and niceness as his shields. Thanks to his where-there's-a-will-there's-a-way Mama, Forrest believes in himself. This sees him through being taunted by bullies, playing college football, the army, a business, and -- amazingly -- many of the touchstone events of the Sixties and Seventies: civil rights battles, the Vietnam War, anti-war protests, opening relations with China. The story's extraordinary conceit is that this man, equal parts Candide and Winnie-the-Pooh, was there whenever something big happened to America in those years, meeting Presidents and pop stars, influencing thinkers and trends, his story being our story as a nation
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Awards note
Winner, 1995 Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects: Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, andAllen Hall; Best Film Editing: Arthur Schmidt; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium: Eric Roth; Best Actor in a Leading Role: Tom Hanks; Best Picture: Wendy Finerman, Steve Starkey, and Steve Tisch; and Best Director: Robert Zemeckis. Winner of 1995 Golden Globes for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama: Tom Hanks; Best Director--Motion Picture: Robert Zemeckis; Best Motion Picture--Drama.
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videorecording
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Forrest Gump (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston ; visual effects supervisor, Ken Ralston
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for drug content, some sensuality and war violence; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned; Disc 2 special features with optional subtitles in English or French
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F6745 2006
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump), Robin Wright (Jenny Curran), Gary Sinise (Lt. Dan Taylor), Mykelti Williamson (Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue), Sally Field (Mrs. Gump), Haley Joel Osment (Forrest Gump Jr.)
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  • 1952-
  • 1945-
  • 1966-
  • 1988-
  • 1956-
  • 1937-
  • 1944-
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  • Tisch, Steve
  • Finerman, Wendy
  • Starkey, Steve
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Roth, Eric
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Wright, Robin
  • Sinise, Gary
  • Williamson, Mykelti
  • Field, Sally
  • Osment, Haley Joel
  • Burgess, Don
  • Schmidt, Arthur
  • Silvestri, Alan
  • Carter, Rick
  • Johnston, Joanna
  • Groom, Winston
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
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  • People with mental disabilities
  • Love
  • Friendship
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Young men
  • Young men
  • Young women
  • Groom, Winston
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Forrest Gump., Paramount Pictures presents ; a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1994
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
Contents
  • Disc 1 the film:
  • I'm Forrest ... Forrest Gump -- Mama -- Like peas and carrots -- Run Forrest run! -- Private Gump -- Lieutenant Dan -- My best good friend -- Wounded in the buttocks -- You're my girl -- National celebrity -- Happy New Year -- Shrimp boat captain -- Bubba Gump -- Mama's trip to heaven -- Jenny comes home -- Little run -- Forrest meets Forrest -- Beloved mother, wife and friend -- Credits
  • (1994) (141 min); Special features: Audio commentary with director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter [optional audio feature]; Audio commentary with producer Wendy Finerman [optional audio feature]
  • Disc 2 special features: Through the eyes of Forrest Gump [featurette] (30 min.); Screen tests [featurettes] (8 min.); Building the world of Gump: Production design [featurette] (7 min); Seeing is believing: The visual effects of Forrest Gump [featurette] (37 min.); Through the ears of Forrest Gump: Sound design [featurette] (14 min.); The magic of makeup [featurette] (8 min.); Trailers (5 min.); photo gallery [slide show]
Control code
1671298
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792174844
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361564449
  • 883929303977
  • 883929307531
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671298
  • (Sirsi) 1671298
  • (OCoLC)122347647
System details
DVD format; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 surround, English 2.0 surround, French 2.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Forrest Gump., Paramount Pictures presents ; a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Winston Groom
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1994
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
Contents
  • Disc 1 the film:
  • I'm Forrest ... Forrest Gump -- Mama -- Like peas and carrots -- Run Forrest run! -- Private Gump -- Lieutenant Dan -- My best good friend -- Wounded in the buttocks -- You're my girl -- National celebrity -- Happy New Year -- Shrimp boat captain -- Bubba Gump -- Mama's trip to heaven -- Jenny comes home -- Little run -- Forrest meets Forrest -- Beloved mother, wife and friend -- Credits
  • (1994) (141 min); Special features: Audio commentary with director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter [optional audio feature]; Audio commentary with producer Wendy Finerman [optional audio feature]
  • Disc 2 special features: Through the eyes of Forrest Gump [featurette] (30 min.); Screen tests [featurettes] (8 min.); Building the world of Gump: Production design [featurette] (7 min); Seeing is believing: The visual effects of Forrest Gump [featurette] (37 min.); Through the ears of Forrest Gump: Sound design [featurette] (14 min.); The magic of makeup [featurette] (8 min.); Trailers (5 min.); photo gallery [slide show]
Control code
1671298
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9780792174844
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361564449
  • 883929303977
  • 883929307531
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
15644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671298
  • (Sirsi) 1671298
  • (OCoLC)122347647
System details
DVD format; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 surround, English 2.0 surround, French 2.0 surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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