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Title Pirate radio [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Pirate    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Source NAV 4/10 PPL
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd, Stephen Moore, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Wisdom, Gemma Arterton, Jack Davenport, Rhys Ifans, January Jones, Emma Thompson.
Credits Director of photography, Danny Cohen ; editor, Emm E. Hickox.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity.
Summary A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs that include: Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America who wants to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes; feature commentary with director Richard Curtis, producer Hilary Bevan Jones, actors Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd.
Subject Pirate radio broadcasting -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Disc jockeys -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Rock music -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Musical films.
Romance films.
Added Author Bevan Jones, Hilary.
Bevan, Tim.
Curtis, Richard, 1956-
Fellner, Eric.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014.
Nighy, Bill, 1949-
Frost, Nick, 1970-
O'Dowd, Chris, 1980-
Moore, Stephen, 1937-
Branagh, Kenneth, 1960-
Wisdom, Tom, 1973-
Arterton, Gemma.
Davenport, Jack, 1973-
Ifans, Rhys, 1967-
Jones, January, 1978-
Thompson, Emma, 1959-
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Studio Canal.
Working Title Films.
Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft (Firm)
Portobello Studios (Firm)
Tightrope Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Boat that rocked.
Standard No. 025195052276
Music No. 61106155 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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