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Title Cinderella man [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; Miramax Films ; Imagine Entertainment ; Parkway Productions ; Touchstone Pictures ; produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Penny Marshall ; story by Cliff Hollingsworth ; screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth and Akiva Goldsman ; directed by Ron Howard.

Imprint [Universal City, CA] : Universal Pictures, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD412  replaces DVD176    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (2 hr., 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features: Feature commentary with director Ron Howard; feature commentary with writer Akiva Goldsman; feature commentary with writer Cliff Hollingsworth; deleted scenes with commentary by director Ron Howard; "The fight card": casting 'Cinderella man'; "The man, the movie, the legend": a filmmaking journey; "For the record": a history in boxing; ringside seats; "Jim Braddock: the friends & family behind the legend"; Kodak 'Cinderella man' gallery; DVD-ROM features.
Access For private home use only.
Credits Director of photography, Salvatore Totino ; art directors, Peter Grundy, Dan Yarhi ; editors, Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hall ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; production designer, Wynn Thomas ; visual effects supervisor, Mark O. Forker.
Cast Russell Crowe, Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Craig Bierko, Paddy Considine, Bruce McGill, David Huband.
Summary During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense boxing violence and some language.
System Details DVD ; region 1 encoding ; NTSC ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual/single, double sided.
Language Closed-captioned ; dialogue in English (DVS(R) 5.1) or French (Dolby Digital 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Subject Braddock, James J., 1905-1974 -- Drama.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Drama.
Boxing matches -- United States -- Drama.
Boxeadores -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Boxeo -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Boxing -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Sports -- Feature.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Crowe, Russell, 1964-
Howard, Ron, 1954-
Zellweger, Renee, 1969-
Giamatti, Paul.
Bierko, Craig.
Considine, Paddy.
Totino, Salvatore.
Newman, Thomas, 1955-
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Added Title Cinderella Man (Motion picture : 2005)
ISBN 1417018445
Standard No. 025192583926
Music No. 25839 Universal Pictures

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