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The Circle [videorecording] / EuropaCorp and Image Nation Abu Dhabi present ; in association with IM Global and Parkes + MacDonald Productions ; in association with Route One Entertainment ; a Playtone, Likely Story, 1978 Films production ; directed by James Ponsoldt ; screenplay by James Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers ; produced by Gary Goetzman, Anthony Bregman, James Ponsoldt.

Ponsoldt, James, (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Eggers, Dave, (screenwriter.). Goetzman, Gary, 1952- (film producer.). Bregman, Anthony, (film producer.). Watson, Emma, 1990- (actor.). Hanks, Tom, (actor.). Boyega, John, (actor.). Gillan, Karen, 1987- (actor.). Coltrane, Ellar, 1994- (actor.). Oswalt, Patton, 1969- (actor.). Headly, Glenne, (actor.). Paxton, Bill, (actor.). Elfman, Danny, (composer (expression)). Eggers, Dave. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Circle. (Added Author). EuropaCorp, (presenter.). Image Nation (Firm), (presenter.). IM Global (Firm), (presenter.). Parkes/MacDonald Productions, (presenter.). Route One Entertainment (Firm), (presenter.). Playtone (Firm), (production company.). Likely Story (Firm), (production company.). 1978 Films, (production company.). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton. (Cast).

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  • 40 of 43 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Record details

  • ISBN: 9786316913289
  • ISBN: 6316913281
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, 2017

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Dave Eggers.
Special features: No more secrets: completing "The circle"--a four-part series; The future won't wait: design and technology; A true original: remembering Bill Paxton.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; production designer, Gerald Sullivan ; editors, Lisa Lassek, Franklin Peterson ; music, Danny Elfman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton.
Summary, etc.:
When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a sexual situation, brief strong language and some thematic elements including drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Social media > Moral and ethical aspects > Drama.
High technology industries > Employees > Drama.
Information society > Drama.
Information technology > Social aspects > Drama.
Internet industry > Drama.
Privacy, Right of > Drama.
Online social networks > Drama.
Business ethics > Drama.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Dystopian films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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