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Temple Grandin [videorecording] / HBO Films presents ; a Ruby Films production ; a Gerson Saines production ; a Mick Jackson film ; produced by Scott Ferguson ; screenplay by Christopher Monger and William Merritt Johnson ; directed by Mick Jackson.

Jackson, Mick. (Added Author). Gerson Saines, Emily. (Added Author). Monger, Christopher. (Added Author). Johnson, William Merritt. (Added Author). Ferguson, Scott. (Added Author). Strasburg, Ivan. (Added Author). Wurman, Alex. (Added Author). Danes, Claire, 1979- (Added Author). O'Hara, Catherine. (Added Author). Strathairn, David. (Added Author). Ormond, Julia. (Added Author). Grandin, Temple. Emergence. (Added Author). Grandin, Temple. Thinking in pictures. (Added Author). Ruby Films (Firm) (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm) (Added Author). HBO Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Claire Danes, Catherine O'Hara, Stephanie Faracy, Barry Tubb, David Strathairn, Julia Ormond. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Record details

  • ISBN: 0780661338
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (Approx. 109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen edition].
  • Publisher: [New York] : HBO Home Entertainment
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the books "Emergence" by Temple Grandin and Margaret Scariano, and "Thinking in pictures" by Temple Grandin.
Originally broadcast on HBO on Feb. 6, 2010.
Special features: The making of Temple Grandin; audio commentary with Dr. Temple Grandin, director Mick Jackson, and writer Christopher Monger.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; film editor, Leo Trombetta ; music by Alex Wurman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Claire Danes, Catherine O'Hara, Stephanie Faracy, Barry Tubb, David Strathairn, Julia Ormond.
Summary, etc.:
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Emmy Awards, 2010: Outstanding Made for Television Movie; Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Danes); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Strathairn); Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Ormond); Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie.
Subject: Grandin, Temple > Drama.
Autistic people > Biography > Drama.
Animal scientists > Biography > Drama.
Livestock > Handling > Drama.
Cattle > Handling > Drama.
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Biographical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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