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The Resource Capturing the Friedmans, HBO Documentary Films ; Magnolia Pictures ; a film by Andrew Jarecki ; directed by Andrew Jarecki ; producers, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling

Capturing the Friedmans, HBO Documentary Films ; Magnolia Pictures ; a film by Andrew Jarecki ; directed by Andrew Jarecki ; producers, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling

Label
Capturing the Friedmans
Title
Capturing the Friedmans
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films ; Magnolia Pictures ; a film by Andrew Jarecki ; directed by Andrew Jarecki ; producers, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Documentary film on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical middle-class Jewish family in the Long Island suburb of Great Neck, whose world disintegrates when father Arnold and youngest son Jesse are arrested and charged with child sexual abuse. Told through use of family home videos, news footage, and present-day interviews of those involved
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2003: Grand Jury Prize - Documentary (Andrew Jarecki)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor & co-producer, Richard Hankin ; director of photography, Adolfo Doring ; music by Andrea Morricone ; associate producer, Jennifer Rogen ; art director, Boogie Milivojevic
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English ; optional subtitles in English, Spanish, French; closed-captioned
LC call number
HV6570.3.N7
LC item number
C37 2003
PerformerNote
Jesse Friedman, Arnold Friedman, Elaine Friedman, David Friedman, Seth Friedman, Howard Friedman, John McDermott, Frances Galasso, Joseph Onorato
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-1995
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jarecki, Andrew
  • Smerling, Marc
  • Friedman, Arnold
  • Friedman, Jesse
  • Friedman, Elaine
  • Friedman, David
  • Friedman, Seth
  • Friedman, Howard
  • McDermott, John
  • Galasso, Frances
  • Onorato, Joseph
  • Hankin, Richard
  • Doring, Adolfo
  • Morricone, Andrea
  • Rogen, Jennifer
  • Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
  • HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
235
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Child molesters
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Criminal investigation
  • Trials (Child sexual abuse)
  • Child pornography
  • Adult children of dysfunctional families
  • Prisoners' families
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Capturing the Friedmans, HBO Documentary Films ; Magnolia Pictures ; a film by Andrew Jarecki ; directed by Andrew Jarecki ; producers, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary by Andrew Jarecki; trailer. Disc 2: "Outside the frame." The discussion: altercation at the New York premiere; the judge speaks out at the Great Neck premiere; answers to frequently asked questions; Charlie Rose interviews director Andrew Jarecki. Unseen home movies: Passover Seder; Grandma speaks; Jesse's last night. The case: the investigation; additional suspects; Great Neck outraged; a principal witness for the prosecution. Our family: Arnold, Elaine, Jesse, David, Seth, audio scrapbook. Recording the score in Rome with composer Andrea Morricone. ROM portion: "My story" by Arnold Friedman; police inventory of Friedman house search; Friedman "family contract"; psychologists' presentation; letter to Arnold from former computer student; original recording of "Jazzbo mambo" by Arnito Rey & his orchestra (MP3)
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
Control code
53479619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 235 min.)
Isbn
9780783128955
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359227820
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9 ; Dolby Digital ; some special features require DVD-ROM capabilities
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Capturing the Friedmans, HBO Documentary Films ; Magnolia Pictures ; a film by Andrew Jarecki ; directed by Andrew Jarecki ; producers, Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary by Andrew Jarecki; trailer. Disc 2: "Outside the frame." The discussion: altercation at the New York premiere; the judge speaks out at the Great Neck premiere; answers to frequently asked questions; Charlie Rose interviews director Andrew Jarecki. Unseen home movies: Passover Seder; Grandma speaks; Jesse's last night. The case: the investigation; additional suspects; Great Neck outraged; a principal witness for the prosecution. Our family: Arnold, Elaine, Jesse, David, Seth, audio scrapbook. Recording the score in Rome with composer Andrea Morricone. ROM portion: "My story" by Arnold Friedman; police inventory of Friedman house search; Friedman "family contract"; psychologists' presentation; letter to Arnold from former computer student; original recording of "Jazzbo mambo" by Arnito Rey & his orchestra (MP3)
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
Control code
53479619
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 235 min.)
Isbn
9780783128955
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359227820
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9 ; Dolby Digital ; some special features require DVD-ROM capabilities
Video recording format
DVD

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