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The Resource The blind side, Alcon Entertainment presents a Gil Netter production ; a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson ; written and directed by John Lee Hancock, (videorecording)

The blind side, Alcon Entertainment presents a Gil Netter production ; a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson ; written and directed by John Lee Hancock, (videorecording)

Label
The blind side
Title
The blind side
Statement of responsibility
Alcon Entertainment presents a Gil Netter production ; a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson ; written and directed by John Lee Hancock
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2010: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Bullock)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Carter Burwell ; co-producers, Yolanda T. Cochran, Steven P. Wegner, K.C. Hodenfield ; costume designer, Daniel Orlandi ; editor, Mark Livolsi ; production designer, Michael Corenblith ; director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; executive producer, Molly Smith, Timothy M. Bourne, Erwin Stoff
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references
Language note
Dialogue in English, dubbed French (Quebec) or dubbed Spanish, with optional English (SDH), French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Ray McKinnon, Kim Dickens, Adriane Lenox, Kathy Bates
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1984-
  • 1989-
  • 1965-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Netter, Gil
  • Hancock, John Lee
  • Kivilo, Alar
  • Smith, Molly
  • Bourne, Timothy M
  • Stoff, Erwin
  • Kosove, Andrew A
  • Johnson, Broderick
  • Bullock, Sandra
  • McGraw, Tim
  • Aaron, Quinton
  • Head, Jae
  • Collins, Lily
  • McKinnon, Ray
  • Dickens, Kim
  • Lenox, Adriane
  • Bates, Kathy
  • Burwell, Carter
  • Orlandi, Daniel
  • Livolsi, Mark
  • Corenblith, Michael
  • Lewis, Michael
  • Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oher, Michael
  • Touhy, Leigh Anne
  • University of Mississippi
  • Families
  • Homeless teenagers
  • African American football players
  • Football
  • Adoptees
  • African American professional athletes
Technique
live action
Label
The blind side, Alcon Entertainment presents a Gil Netter production ; a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson ; written and directed by John Lee Hancock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "The blind side: evolution of a game" by Michael Lewis
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
501073267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9781419896194
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929086696
  • 883929117383
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000029543
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)501073267
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The blind side, Alcon Entertainment presents a Gil Netter production ; a John Lee Hancock film ; produced by Gil Netter, Andrew A. Kosove, Broderick Johnson ; written and directed by John Lee Hancock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "The blind side: evolution of a game" by Michael Lewis
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features: Deleted scenes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
501073267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9781419896194
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929086696
  • 883929117383
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000029543
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)501073267
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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