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Children of Men [videorecording]

Universal Pictures presents a Strike Entertainment production in association with Hit and Run Productions, a film by Alfonso Cuarón ; produced by Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Hilary Shor, Iain Smith, Tony Smith ; screenplay by Alfonso Cuarón & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate journey to deliver her to safety and restore faith for a future beyond those presently on Earth.
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Performers
Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Jacek Koman, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Michael Klesic.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
110 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
In English, French and Spanish with English, French or Spanish subtitles
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity
Notes
  • Based on the novel by P.D. James.
  • Videodisc release of a 2006 motion picture.
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; featurettes.
Awards Note
Venice Film Festival, 2006: Golden Osella - Outstanding Technical Contribution (Emmanuel Lubezki) ; Laterna Magica Prize (Alfonso Cuarón)
Edition
Full screen version
Credits
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Alfonso Cuarón, Alex Rodríguez ; music, John Tavener ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designers, Jim Clay, Geoffrey Kirkland ; special effects supervisor, Paul Corbould ; visual effects supervisors, Frazer Churchill, Timothy Webber.
Published
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, c2007.
Publisher no.
61032514 Universal Pictures
Access Restriction
For private home use only.
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby digital 5.1.
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