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The Resource Erin Brockovich, Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh

Erin Brockovich, Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh

Label
Erin Brockovich
Title
Erin Brockovich
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Erin Brockovich is a brash young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her, and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a large utility company for groundwater pollution in a small California town. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin an legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Ed Lachman ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Thomas Newman ; co-producer, Gail Lyon ; executive producers, John Hardy, Carla Santos Shamberg
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (5.1 surround) or French (Dolby surround) language soundtrack; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.J8
LC item number
E752 2000
PerformerNote
Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Peter Coyote
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1967-
  • 1936-
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  • Soderbergh, Steven
  • Roberts, Julia
  • Finney, Albert
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Grant, Susannah
  • DeVito, Danny
  • Shamberg, Michael
  • Sher, Stacey
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Jersey Films
  • Universal City Studios
Runtime
132
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  • Masry, Ed
  • Brockovich, Erin
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Liability for water pollution damages
  • Groundwater
  • Drinking water
  • Toxic torts
  • Class actions (Civil procedure)
  • Arbitration and award
Technique
live action
Label
Erin Brockovich, Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a true story
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features include: Spotlight on location : the making of Erin Brockovich ; Erin Brockovich : a look at a real life experience ; deleted scenes with director's comments ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers ; DVD-ROM features
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
44789894
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9780783242316
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20783
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual layer; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; some special features require DVD-ROM capabilities
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Erin Brockovich, Universal Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Jersey Films production ; produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher ; written by Susannah Grant ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Publication
Note
  • Based on a true story
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features include: Spotlight on location : the making of Erin Brockovich ; Erin Brockovich : a look at a real life experience ; deleted scenes with director's comments ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers ; DVD-ROM features
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
44789894
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9780783242316
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20783
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; dual layer; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; some special features require DVD-ROM capabilities
Video recording format
DVD

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