The Resource The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam

The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam

Label
The fisher king
Title
The fisher king
Statement of responsibility
Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Parry is a homeless history professor who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights, and damsels in distress. Jack is New York's number one shock deejay, until the day his off-hand arrogance triggers a tragedy that ruins his career. Penniless and without prospects, Jack finds himself plucked from disaster by the most improbable of saviors, Parry
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Fisher king (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Costume designer, Beatrix Pasztor ; music by George Fenton ; editor, Lesley Walker ; production designer, Mel Bourne ; director of photography, Roger Pratt
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, and violence
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Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F574 2015
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl, Michael Jeter, William Jay Marshall, Chris Howell, David Pierce
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  • 1951-2014
  • 1949-
  • 1958-
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  • Gilliam, Terry
  • LaGravenese, Richard
  • Hill, Debra
  • Obst, Lynda Rosen
  • Williams, Robin
  • Bridges, Jeff
  • Plummer, Amanda
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
  • Jeter, Michael
  • Pásztor, Beatrix
  • Fenton, George
  • Walker, Lesley
  • Bourne, Mel
  • Pratt, Roger
  • Greco, Keith
  • Jefferds, Vincent
  • Bridgewater, Stephen W.
  • Ebiri, Bilge
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
138
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
764
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  • Homeless persons
  • Mentally ill
  • Male friendship
  • Homeless persons
  • Male friendship
  • Mentally ill
Technique
live action
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Special features: New, restored 2k digital transfer, approved by director; Disc 1: Commentary (featuring director Terry Gilliam); Deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2: The tale of "The fisher king": The fool and the wounded king, The real and the fantastical (two new short documentaries, director Terry Gilliam, producer Lynda Obst, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and actors Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, and Mercedes Ruehl tell the tale of the film's production); The tale of the red knight (artists Keith Greco and Vincent Jefferds recall the challenges they faced in realizing director Terry Gilliam's fire-breathing vision of the Red Knight in the predigital era); Jeff's tale (production of the film documented through Jeff Bridges's images from the set); Jeff and Jack (production footage of Jeff Bridges transforming into radio shock jock Jack with the help of acting coach Stephen Bridgewater); Robin's tale (2006 interview with actor Robin Williams, discussing the making of the film); Costume tests. Insert includes an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 folded-out insert.
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
Contents
Disc 1. [The film] -- Disc 2. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781681430089
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515149013
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2496DDVD
  • CC2496D
  • CC2496D-1
  • CC2496D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908696614
  • (OCoLC)ocn908696614
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital (5.1 Surround)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The fisher king, Tri-Star Pictures presents a Hill/Obst production ; a Terry Gilliam film ; written by Richard LaGravenese ; produced by Debra Hill & Lynda Obst ; directed by Terry Gilliam
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Special features: New, restored 2k digital transfer, approved by director; Disc 1: Commentary (featuring director Terry Gilliam); Deleted scenes; Trailers. Disc 2: The tale of "The fisher king": The fool and the wounded king, The real and the fantastical (two new short documentaries, director Terry Gilliam, producer Lynda Obst, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and actors Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, and Mercedes Ruehl tell the tale of the film's production); The tale of the red knight (artists Keith Greco and Vincent Jefferds recall the challenges they faced in realizing director Terry Gilliam's fire-breathing vision of the Red Knight in the predigital era); Jeff's tale (production of the film documented through Jeff Bridges's images from the set); Jeff and Jack (production footage of Jeff Bridges transforming into radio shock jock Jack with the help of acting coach Stephen Bridgewater); Robin's tale (2006 interview with actor Robin Williams, discussing the making of the film); Costume tests. Insert includes an essay by critic Bilge Ebiri
Accompanying material
1 folded-out insert.
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
Contents
Disc 1. [The film] -- Disc 2. [Special features]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (138 min.)
Isbn
9781681430089
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515149013
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2496DDVD
  • CC2496D
  • CC2496D-1
  • CC2496D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908696614
  • (OCoLC)ocn908696614
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital (5.1 Surround)
Video recording format
DVD

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