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Straw dogs [videorecording] / Screen Gems presents ; screenplay by Rod Lurie ; produced by Marc Frydman ; directed by Rod Lurie.

  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2011.

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult DVDs DVD (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Videos DVD 791.4372/Straw (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD FEATURE STRAW 2011 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to Phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL S2 - DVDs DVD STR (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Adult DVD DVD STR (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/S - 12/11 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/S - 12/11 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Release date: Dec. 20, 2011.
Based on the novel The Siege of Trencher's Farm by Gordon Williams. Based on the motion picture screenplay by Sam Peckinpah and David Zelag.
Special features: four featurettes, Couring controversy: remaking a classic; the dynamics of power: cast; inside the siege: stunts; creating the summer house: production design; writer/director commentary.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Larry Groupe ; editor, Sarah Boyd ; production designer, Tony Fanning ; director of photography, Alik Sakharov.
Participant or Performer Note: Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, James Marsden, James Woods, Kate Bosworth.
Summary: David and Amy Sumner, a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father's death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie, which leads to a violent confrontation.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence including a sexual attack, menace, some sexual content, and pervasive language. CHV rating: 18A; for sexual violence and extreme violence.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: English, dubbed Thai, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue; English, French, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish or Thai subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); video descriptions for people with visual disabilities.
Lurie, Rod, 1962- (Added Author). Frydman, Marc. (Added Author). Skarsgård, Alexander. (Added Author). Purcell, Dominic, 1970- (Added Author). Marsden, James, 1973- (Added Author). Woods, James, 1947- (Added Author). Bosworth, Kate, 1983- (Added Author). Williams, Gordon M., 1934- (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).


"Straw dogs," Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2011.

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