The Resource Saw, directed by James Wan ; written by Leigh Whannell ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg

Saw, directed by James Wan ; written by Leigh Whannell ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg

Label
Saw
Title
Saw
Statement of responsibility
directed by James Wan ; written by Leigh Whannell ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg
Title variation
Twisted Pictures presents Saw
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts morally wayward people and forces them to play horrific games for their own survival
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David A. Armstrong ; editor, Kevin Greutert ; music by Charlie Clouser
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.6
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • 11-adult
Intended audience source
BWI
Language note
Soundtrack in English; subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S29 2004
PerformerNote
Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Tobin Bell, Ken Leung, Makenzie Vega, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Benito Martinez, Leigh Whannell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1994-
  • 1968-
  • 1971-
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Glover, Danny
  • Potter, Monica
  • Emerson, Michael
  • Bell, Tobin
  • Leung, Ken
  • Vega, Makenzie
  • Smith, Shawnee
  • Meyer, Dina
  • Martinez, Benito
  • Whannell, Leigh
  • Wan, James
  • Hoffman, Gregg
  • Koules, Oren
  • Burg, Mark
  • Clouser, Charlie
  • Twisted Pictures (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murderers
  • Judgment (Ethics)
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Saw, directed by James Wan ; written by Leigh Whannell ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: audio commentary with writer/actor Leigh Whannell and director James Wan; Sawed off : inside sneak peek at the making of Saw; music video for Bite the hand that bleeds you by Fear Factory (rated and unrated version); making of the unrated video; poster gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 891059
  • (OCoLC)bwi05969406
  • AGV-4638
  • (KyLxBWI)891059
System details
DVD; 6.1 DTS ES digital audio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround EX; 2.0 Dolby stereophonic surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saw, directed by James Wan ; written by Leigh Whannell ; produced by Gregg Hoffman, Oren Koules, Mark Burg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Story by James Wan and Leigh Whannell
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: audio commentary with writer/actor Leigh Whannell and director James Wan; Sawed off : inside sneak peek at the making of Saw; music video for Bite the hand that bleeds you by Fear Factory (rated and unrated version); making of the unrated video; poster gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398165415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16541
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 891059
  • (OCoLC)bwi05969406
  • AGV-4638
  • (KyLxBWI)891059
System details
DVD; 6.1 DTS ES digital audio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround EX; 2.0 Dolby stereophonic surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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