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The Resource The Big Short, directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film

The Big Short, directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film

Label
The Big Short
Title
The Big Short
Statement of responsibility
directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film
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Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
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Awards note
Academy Awards, 2015: Best writing, adapted screenplay (Adam McKay)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Barry Ackroyd ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; edited by Hank Corwin ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; music by Nicholas Britell
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity ; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
Language note
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French, Spanish, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned; English audio description track for people with visual disabilities
LC call number
PN1997.85
LC item number
.B54 2016
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PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts, Byron Mann, Adepero Oduye, Karen Gillan, Max Greenfield, Billy Magnussen,
Runtime
130
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Big Short, directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film
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Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the book by Michael Lewis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015
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
5781574
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429240156
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 59176430000
  • 2054363
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn939716728
  • (OCoLC)939716728
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Big Short, directed by Adam McKay ; screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Arnon Milchan ; executive producers, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Kevin Messick ; Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B Entertainment production ; an Adam McKay film
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based upon the book by Michael Lewis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015
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
5781574
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429240156
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 59176430000
  • 2054363
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn939716728
  • (OCoLC)939716728
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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