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The Resource Bottle rocket, Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Owen C. Wilson & Wes Anderson ; produced by Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave ; a Gracie Films production ; a Boyle-Taylor Production

Bottle rocket, Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Owen C. Wilson & Wes Anderson ; produced by Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave ; a Gracie Films production ; a Boyle-Taylor Production

Label
Bottle rocket
Title
Bottle rocket
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Owen C. Wilson & Wes Anderson ; produced by Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave ; a Gracie Films production ; a Boyle-Taylor Production
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After his stay in a mental hospital, Anthony reconnects with best pal Dignan, who greets his friend with a plan for them to become professional thieves working for a criminal mastermind named Mr. Henry. Step one: recruit a wheelman--Bob, a bored, wealthy 20-something living in fear of his older brother. Step two: rob a strip mall bookstore. Step three: go on the lam, which in this case means hide out at a motel in the middle of nowhere and, for Anthony at least, fall in love with a Paraguayan housekeeper named Inez. Step four: join up with Mr. Henry and pull off the heist of their lives--sort of
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, David Moritz ; music by Mark Mothersbaugh ; production designer, David Wasco
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for language
Language note
In English; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B68 2008
PerformerNote
Owen C. Wilson (Dignan), Luke Wilson (Anthony Adams), Robert Musgrave (Bob Mapplethorpe), Andrew Wilson (Future Man), Lumi Cavazos (Inez), James Caan (Mr. Henry)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1968-
  • 1971-
  • 1964-
  • 1969-
  • 1951-
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  • Anderson, Wes
  • Wilson, Owen
  • Platt, Polly
  • Hargrave, Cynthia
  • Wilson, Luke
  • Musgrave, Robert
  • Wilson, Andrew
  • Cavazos, Lumi
  • Caan, James
  • Yeoman, Robert D.
  • Moritz, David
  • Mothersbaugh, Mark
  • Braverman, Barry
  • Arosteguy, Susan
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Gracie Films
  • Boyle-Taylor Production
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
91
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
450
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young men
  • Male friendship
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Criminals
  • Man-woman relationships
  • PLP
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Bottle rocket, Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Owen C. Wilson & Wes Anderson ; produced by Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave ; a Gracie Films production ; a Boyle-Taylor Production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1996
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] p. ; ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film
  • 75-year plan -- Bob Mapplethorpe, potential getaway driver -- Bookstore robbery -- On the run from Johnny Law -- Motel -- "He stole his car!" -- Rocky's scene -- Pointless act -- Applejack, a good man -- Lawn Wranglers -- Mr. Henry's party -- Hinckley Cold Storage robbery -- 2000 man -- Christmas at state penitentiary -- End Credits -- Color bars
  • Special features: Commentary [optional audio feature]
  • producer, Susan Arosteguy ; The Criterion Collection
  • (11 min.) (2008)
  • Murita cycles
  • a film by Barry Braverman
  • (27 min.) (1979)
  • Deleted scenes (17 min.); Anamorphic test (3 min.); Storyboards [slide show]; Photos by Laura Wilson [slide show]; booklet includes essays by Martin Scorsese and James L. Brooks
  • Disc 2. The supplements:
  • The making of "Bottle Rocket" [featurette]
  • director & interviewer, Barry Braverman ; producer, Susan Arosteguy ; The Criterion Collection
  • (26 min.) (2008)
  • Bottle rocket [original short, b&w]
  • director, Wes Anderson ; producer, Cynthia Hargrave ; screenplay, Owen Wilson, Wes Anderson
  • (14 min.) (1992)
  • The Shafrazi Lectures No. 1: "Bottle Rocket"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (91 min.)
Isbn
9781604650587
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515030724
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1772D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn261598934
  • (OCoLC)261598934
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1; enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bottle rocket, Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Owen C. Wilson & Wes Anderson ; produced by Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave ; a Gracie Films production ; a Boyle-Taylor Production
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1996
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] p. ; ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film
  • 75-year plan -- Bob Mapplethorpe, potential getaway driver -- Bookstore robbery -- On the run from Johnny Law -- Motel -- "He stole his car!" -- Rocky's scene -- Pointless act -- Applejack, a good man -- Lawn Wranglers -- Mr. Henry's party -- Hinckley Cold Storage robbery -- 2000 man -- Christmas at state penitentiary -- End Credits -- Color bars
  • Special features: Commentary [optional audio feature]
  • producer, Susan Arosteguy ; The Criterion Collection
  • (11 min.) (2008)
  • Murita cycles
  • a film by Barry Braverman
  • (27 min.) (1979)
  • Deleted scenes (17 min.); Anamorphic test (3 min.); Storyboards [slide show]; Photos by Laura Wilson [slide show]; booklet includes essays by Martin Scorsese and James L. Brooks
  • Disc 2. The supplements:
  • The making of "Bottle Rocket" [featurette]
  • director & interviewer, Barry Braverman ; producer, Susan Arosteguy ; The Criterion Collection
  • (26 min.) (2008)
  • Bottle rocket [original short, b&w]
  • director, Wes Anderson ; producer, Cynthia Hargrave ; screenplay, Owen Wilson, Wes Anderson
  • (14 min.) (1992)
  • The Shafrazi Lectures No. 1: "Bottle Rocket"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (91 min.)
Isbn
9781604650587
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515030724
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1772D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn261598934
  • (OCoLC)261598934
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1; enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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