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The Resource Zodiac., Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Phoenix Pictures production, a David Fincher films ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt ; directed by David Fincher

Zodiac., Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Phoenix Pictures production, a David Fincher films ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt ; directed by David Fincher

Label
Zodiac.
Title
Zodiac.
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Phoenix Pictures production, a David Fincher films ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt ; directed by David Fincher
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Robert Graysmith is a socially awkward newspaper cartoonist. He becomes obsessed with the Zodiac, a serial killer whom was murdering people in the San Francisco area. The publicity-hungry Zodiac starts writing cryptic letters to the papers regarding the unsolved murders. He latches onto columnist Paul Avery who has the crime beat and gets overly involved with the investigation. Lead investigator, David Toschi and his partner, William Armstrong, have their hands full with the investigation and the intense interest that the story is generating. Based on actual events that occured in the 1960s and 1970s
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Angus Wall ; music, David Shire ; production designer, Donald Graham Burt
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some strong killings, language, drug material and brief sexual images
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
Z63533 2008
PerformerNote
Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey, Jr., Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, Donal Logue, John Carroll Lynch, Dermot Mulroney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1965-
  • 1962-
  • 1946-
  • 1961-
  • 1966-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Medavoy, Mike
  • Messer, Arnold W
  • Fischer, Bradley J
  • Vanderbilt, James
  • Chaffin, Ceán
  • Fincher, David
  • Gyllenhaal, Jake
  • Ruffalo, Mark
  • Downey, Robert
  • Edwards, Anthony
  • Cox, Brian
  • Koteas, Elias
  • Logue, Donal
  • Lynch, John Carroll
  • Mulroney, Dermot
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Phoenix Pictures
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
162
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Serial murderers
  • Detectives
  • Murder
  • Criminal behavior
  • Asesinato
  • Policía
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Zodiac., Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Phoenix Pictures production, a David Fincher films ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt ; directed by David Fincher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Robert Graysmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Commentary by director David Fincher; commentary by Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Brad Fischer, James Vanderbilt and James Ellroy; Zodiac deciphered: an exhaustive behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of Zodiac; the visual effects of Zodiac; Previsualization: split-screen comparisons between animatics and finished film for the three murder sequences; "The is the Zodiac speaking:" an all-new, feature-length documentary covering every aspect of the investigation, including new interviews with the original investigators and surviving victims; "His name was Arthur Leigh Allen:" the truth about the prime suspect in the Zodiac case
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1104614
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc director's cut; Widescreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9781415736135
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361313146
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
13131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1104614
  • (OCoLC)185036895
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Zodiac., Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Phoenix Pictures production, a David Fincher films ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, Ceán Chaffin ; screenplay by James Vanderbilt ; directed by David Fincher
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Robert Graysmith
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Commentary by director David Fincher; commentary by Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Brad Fischer, James Vanderbilt and James Ellroy; Zodiac deciphered: an exhaustive behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of Zodiac; the visual effects of Zodiac; Previsualization: split-screen comparisons between animatics and finished film for the three murder sequences; "The is the Zodiac speaking:" an all-new, feature-length documentary covering every aspect of the investigation, including new interviews with the original investigators and surviving victims; "His name was Arthur Leigh Allen:" the truth about the prime suspect in the Zodiac case
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1104614
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc director's cut; Widescreen edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (162 min.)
Isbn
9781415736135
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361313146
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
13131
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1104614
  • (OCoLC)185036895
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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