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Unif Title Singing detective (Motion picture)
Title The singing detective / Paramount Classics ; Icon Productions presents ; directed by Keith Gordon ; screenplay, Dennis Potter ; produced by Mel Gibson, Steven Haft, Bruce Davey ; a Haft Entertainment production ; an Icon production ; a Keith Gordon film.
Publication [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2015]
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
System Req DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
Cast Robert Downey, Jr., Robin Wright Penn, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody, Mel Gibson, Carla Gugino, Jon Polito, Saul Rubinek.
Credits Director of photography, Tom Richmond ; editor, Jeff Wishengrad.
Note Based on the original BBC television series.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Summary Dan Dark, an author of pulp novels who is undergoing treatment for severe psoriasis which has crippled both his body and mind. In an out of consciousness, Dark's paranoid delusions manifest themselves as vivid fantasies, combining fragments from his life and his fiction, giving voice (quite literally) to the characters he's created and the action around him.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong, sexual content, language and some violence.
Subject Psoriatic arthritis -- Patients -- Drama.
Novelists -- Drama.
Hallucinations and illusions -- Drama.
Hallucinations and illusions. (OCoLC)fst00950645
Novelists. (OCoLC)fst01039684
Genre Crime films. (OCoLC)fst01710477
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Musical films. (OCoLC)fst01710273
Slapstick comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710436
DVD-Video discs.
Slapstick comedy films.
Crime films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Addl. Author Gordon, Keith, 1961- film director.
Gibson, Mel, film producer, actor.
Haft, Steven, film producer.
Potter, Dennis, screenwriter.
Davey, Bruce, film producer.
Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965- actor.
Wright, Robin, 1966- actor.
Northam, Jeremy, 1961- actor.
Brody, Adrien, actor.
Holmes, Katie, 1978- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Potter, Dennis. Singing detective.
Paramount Classics (Firm), film distributor.
Haft Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Icon Productions, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Addl. Title Motion picture adaptation of (work): Singing detective (Television program)
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