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Big miracle [videorecording] / Universal Pictures presents an Anonymous Content/Working Title production, a Ken Kwapis film ; produced by Steve Golin [and others] ; screenplay by Jack Amiel & Michael Begler ; directed by Ken Kwapis.

Kwapis, Ken. (Added Author). Golin, Steve. (Added Author). Amiel, Jack. (Added Author). Begler, Michael. (Added Author). Barrymore, Drew. (Added Author). Krasinski, John, 1979- (Added Author). Bell, Kristen, 1980- (Added Author). Mulroney, Dermot. (Added Author). Nelson, Tim Blake. (Added Author). Shaw, Vinessa, 1976- (Added Author). Danson, Ted, 1947- (Added Author). Rose, Tom, 1956- Freeing the whales. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Anonymous Content (Firm) (Added Author). Working Title Films. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Tim Blake Nelson, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Danson. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Summary:

Inspired by the true story, tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD FIC BIG (Text) 33892100460360 Children's DVDs DVD None 07/13/2017 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J DVD FIC BIG (Text) 33892100546655 Children's DVDs DVD None 07/18/2018 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Based on a true story" -- from front cover.
Videodisc release of the 2012 motion picture.
Based on the book: Freeing the whales / by Thomas Rose.
Release date: Jun. 19, 2012.
Bonus materials: Deleted scenes with intros by director Ken Kwapis; truth is stranger than fiction; feature commentary with director Ken Kwapis.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Cliff Eidelman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Tim Blake Nelson, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Danson.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by the true story, tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for language.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English described video for the visually impaired.
Subject: Rose, Tom, 1956- > Film adaptations.
Gray whale > Stranding > Alaska > North Slope > Drama.
Wildlife rescue > Alaska > North Slope > Drama.
Wildlife rescue > Press coverage > Alaska > North Slope > Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Ballenas > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Wildlife films.
Romance films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities.

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