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The Resource Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures present in association with MTV Films ; produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel ; written by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess ; directed by Jared Hess, (videorecording)

Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures present in association with MTV Films ; produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel ; written by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess ; directed by Jared Hess, (videorecording)

Label
Napoleon Dynamite
Title
Napoleon Dynamite
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures present in association with MTV Films ; produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel ; written by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess ; directed by Jared Hess
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Napoleon Dynamite is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his brother, Kip, and avoiding his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napoleon's life--shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro--the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his secret weapon ..."--Container notes
Awards note
U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, 2004: Film Discovery Jury Award (Best Feature).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Munn Powell ; art director, Curt Jenson ; editor, Jeremy Coon ; music, John Swihart ; costume designer, Jerusha Hess ; production designer, Cory Lorenzen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and language
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
N37 2004
PerformerNote
Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell, Efren Ramirez, Tina Majorino, Diedrich Bader
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1975-
  • 1976-
  • 1978-
  • 1957-
  • 1973-
  • 1985-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hess, Jared
  • Hess, Jerusha
  • Coon, Jeremy
  • Wyatt, Chris
  • Covel, Sean
  • Heder, Jon
  • Gries, Jon
  • Ruell, Aaron
  • Ramirez, Efren
  • Majorino, Tina
  • Bader, Diedrich
  • Powell, Munn
  • Swihart, John
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
  • MTV Films (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school students
  • High school students
  • Brothers
  • Friendship
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Estudiantes
  • Estudiantes
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures present in association with MTV Films ; produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel ; written by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess ; directed by Jared Hess, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: full-length audio commentary by director/co-writer Jared Hess, actor Jon Heder, and producer Jeremy Coon ; deleted scenes with audio commentary by director/co-writer Jared Hess, actor Jon Heder and producer Jeremy Coon ; featurette ; promo spots ; still gallery
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
Side A. Full screen version -- side B. Widescreen version
Control code
56588471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
024543143925
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2224392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56588471
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; side 1, widescreen (1.85:1) ; side 2, full screen (1.33:1) presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures present in association with MTV Films ; produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel ; written by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess ; directed by Jared Hess, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: full-length audio commentary by director/co-writer Jared Hess, actor Jon Heder, and producer Jeremy Coon ; deleted scenes with audio commentary by director/co-writer Jared Hess, actor Jon Heder and producer Jeremy Coon ; featurette ; promo spots ; still gallery
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
Side A. Full screen version -- side B. Widescreen version
Control code
56588471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
024543143925
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2224392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56588471
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; NTSC ; side 1, widescreen (1.85:1) ; side 2, full screen (1.33:1) presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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