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In America [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight presents a Hell's Kitchen production, a Jim Sheridan film ; produced by Jim Sheridan and Arthur Lappin ; written by Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan ; directed by Jim Sheridan.

Sheridan, Jim, 1949- (Added Author). Lappin, Arthur. (Added Author). Sheridan, Naomi. (Added Author). Sheridan, Kirsten. (Added Author). Morton, Samantha. (Added Author). Considine, Paddy. (Added Author). Bolger, Sarah, 1991- (Added Author). Bolger, Emma. (Added Author). Hounsou, Djimon, 1964- (Added Author). Wike, David. (Added Author). Tighe, Michael Sean. (Added Author). Quinn, Declan, 1957- (Added Author). Geraghty, Naomi. (Added Author). Friday, Gavin. (Added Author). Seezer, Maurice. (Added Author). Mhaoldomhnaigh, Eimer NĂ­. (Added Author). Geraghty, Mark. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Hell's Kitchen (Firm) (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Sarah Bolger, Emma Bolger, Djimon Hounsou, David Wike, Michael Sean Tighe. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Summary:

Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC IN (Text) 33892004195344 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/26/2004 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: alternate ending; 9 deleted scenes with optional commentary; directors commentary; making-of featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Declan Quinn ; editor, Naomi Geraghty ; music composers, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer ; costume designer, Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh ; production designer, Mark Geraghty.
Participant or Performer Note:
Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine, Sarah Bolger, Emma Bolger, Djimon Hounsou, David Wike, Michael Sean Tighe.
Summary, etc.:
Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality, drug references, brief violence and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
AFI Awards, USA, 2004: Movie of the Year. Academy Awards, USA, 2004: 3 nominations, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Djimon Hounsou); Best Actress in a Leading Role (Samantha Morton); Best Writing, Original Screenplay. Golden Globes, USA, 2004: 2 nominations, Best Original Song - Motion Picture (Bono et. al. for the song "Time Enough For Tears"); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture. Independent Spirit Awards, 2004: Best Cinematography (Declan Quinn); Best Supporting Male (Djimon Hounsou). National Board of Review, USA, 2003: Best Screenplay - Original.
Subject: Emigration and immigration > Drama.
Hell's Kitchen (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Parent and child > Drama.
Emigracion e inmigracion > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
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