Item Details

Lucky Break [videorecording]

Paramount Pictures, Miramax Films and FilmFour present in association with Senator Films ; a Fragile Films-Lucky Break production ; screenplay by Ronan Bennett ; produced by Barnaby Thompson and Peter Cattaneo ; directed by Peter Cattaneo
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's searchlights, and, there's an attractive social worker to look out for.
Director
Peter Cattaneo
Performers
James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams, Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy, Lennie James, Christopher Plummer.
Release Date
2001
Run Time
108 min.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles. Closed-captioned in English
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some sexual references ; CHV rating: PG
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
  • Special features: theatrical trailer.
Edition
Widescreen version (16x9)
Series
Widescreen DVD Collection
ISBN
0792180046, 9780792180043
Credits
Director of photography, Alwin Küchler ; editor, David Gamble ; music composer, Anne Dudley ; costume designer, Ffion Elinor ; production designer, Max Gottlieb.
Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2002]
Publisher no.
33977 Paramount Pictures
Description
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; NTSC; region1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0; widescreen.
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