Gran Torino [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Double Nickel Entertainment ; a Malpaso Production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; screenplay by Nick Schenk ; story by Dave Johannson & Nick Schenk ; produced by Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber.
- 26 of 30 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.
0 current holds with 30 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library||DVD GRAN (Text)||39493106143581||Adult Video||Available||-|
|Macon County Public Library||DVD GRAN (Text)||39493108708134||Adult DVD Fiction||Available||-|
|Marianna Black Library||DVD GRAN (Text)||39493106824958||Adult Video||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1419872575
- ISBN: 9781419872570
- ISBN: 1419897748
- ISBN: 9781419897740
- ISBN: 9788392906643
- ISBN: 8392906640
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen edition.
- Publisher: [Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros. Entertainment, 
- Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
- Copyright: ©2009
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Manning the wheel [featurette] (10 min.); Gran Torino: more than a car [featurette] (4 min.).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Tom Stern ; edited by Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; music by Kyle Eastwood and Michael Stevens ; production designed by James J. Murakami.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley, John Carroll Lynch, Brian Haley, Geraldine Hughes, Brian Howe, William Hill.
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: R; language throughout and some violence.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation, preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions.
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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