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A History of Violence [videorecording]

New Line Productions, Inc. ; Bender-Spink, Inc. ; produced by Chris Bender, David Cronenberg, J.C. Spink ; screenplay by Josh Olson ; directed by David Cronenberg
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Director
David Cronenberg
Performers
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Peter MacNeill, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
95 min.
Language
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Vince Locke.
  • Videodisc release of a 2005 motion picture production.
ISBN
0780654099
Credits
Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; art director, James McAteer ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Carol Spier.
Published
Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
Publisher no.
N10095 New Line Home Entertainment
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
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