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Title Smart people / Miramax Films and Groundswell Productions present in association with Sherezade Films and Visitor Pictures a Corduroy Films/Table Top Films production in association with QED International ; directed by Noam Murro ; written by Mark Jude Poirier ; produced by Bridget Johnson, Michael Costigan, Michael London, Bruna Papandrea.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD SMART c.2  Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD SMART PEOPLE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD SMART PEOPLE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Adult Department  DVD SMART PEOPLE    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  DVD SMART    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  DVD SMART PEOPLE    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD SMART    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD SMART    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD  DVD SMART    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD SMART PEOPLE    Check Shelf

Description 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Cast Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes.
Credits Director of photography, Toby Irwin ; editors, Robert Frazen, Yana Gorskaya ; music, Nuno Bettencourt ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Patti Podesta.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, brief teen drug and alcohol use, and for some sexuality.
Summary Lawrence Wetherhold is a recently widowed literature professor who is a numb and chilly intellectual. He rebuffs his students, ignores his own teenage children, James and Vanessa, and spurns cries for financial assistance from his ne'er-do-well but rather soulful adopted brother, Chuck. After an accident and Lawrence goes to the hospital, he is deprived of the right to drive. Janet is a physician and former student of Lawrence who remembers her disappointment in him as a teacher and role model. But, Janet and Lawrence become romantically involved. Meanwhile, Chuck and Vanessa try to come to terms with each other and prove that their relationship is another sign that the Wetherhold clan has become far too insular and self-referential.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes, The smartest people--interviews with filmmakers and cast, Not so smart--bloopers/outtakes, and feature commentary by filmmaker Noam Murro and writer Mark Jude Poirier.
Contents Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Deleted scenes -- The smartest people (Interviews with filmmakers and cast) -- Not so smart (bloopers/outtakes) -- Feature commentary by filmmaker Noam Murro and writer Mark Jude Poirier -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish.
Language English dialogue with French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Widowers -- United States -- Drama.
College teachers -- United States -- Drama.
Father and child -- United States -- Drama.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- United States -- Drama.
Physician and patient -- United States -- Drama.
Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Murro, Noam.
Poirier, Mark Jude.
Johnson, Bridget.
Costigan, Michael.
London, Michael.
Papandrea, Bruna, 1971-
Bettencourt, Nuno. Composer.
Quaid, Dennis.
Parker, Sarah Jessica.
Church, Thomas Haden.
Page, Elliot, 1987-
Holmes, Ashton.
Miramax Films.
Groundswell Productions.
Sherezade Films.
Visitor Pictures.
Corduroy Films.
Table Top Films.
QED International.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788885820
9780788885822
Standard No. 786936755916
Music No. 5650603 Miramax Home Entertainment
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