The Resource The Commitments, Beacon presents ; a First Film Company/Dirty Hands production ; an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle ; produced by Roger Randall-Cutler & Lynda Myles ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)

The Commitments, Beacon presents ; a First Film Company/Dirty Hands production ; an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle ; produced by Roger Randall-Cutler & Lynda Myles ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)

Label
The Commitments
Title
The Commitments
Statement of responsibility
Beacon presents ; a First Film Company/Dirty Hands production ; an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle ; produced by Roger Randall-Cutler & Lynda Myles ; directed by Alan Parker
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fueled by raw talent and driven by dreams of glory, a dozen dead-enders from Dublin's gritty North Side share a passion for soul music that takes their band on a wild roller coaster ride from the streets to superstardom! Includes 4 hours of extras
Cataloging source
EOW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Gale Tattersall ; art directors, Arden Gantley, Mark Geraghty ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, James Campbell Connelly ; costume designer, Penny Rose ; production designer, Brian Morris
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby surround), Spanish (Dolby surround) or French (Dolby surround) dialogue, optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M86
  • PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
  • C66 2004
  • C66 2004
PerformerNote
Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle, Dave Finnegan, Bronagh Gallagher, Félim Gormley, Glen Hansard, Andrew Strong, Johnny Murphy, Kenneth McCluskey, Colm Meaney, Anne Kent
Runtime
117
Technique
live action
Label
The Commitments, Beacon presents ; a First Film Company/Dirty Hands production ; an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle ; produced by Roger Randall-Cutler & Lynda Myles ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Roddy Doyle
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • DVD dated 2003; released 2004
  • Special features: Disc one: full-length audio commentary by director. Disc 2, Making of Alan Parker's film The Commitments; The Commitments: looking back; Dublin Soul: The working class & changing face of Dublin; Making of featurette; "Treat Her Right" music video (with introduction by Alan Parker and Robert Arkins); original songs by cast members; theatrical trailer, TV spots; Radio spots; still gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc one. The feature -- disc two. Supplemental
Control code
55536246
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543112990
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55536246
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Commitments, Beacon presents ; a First Film Company/Dirty Hands production ; an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle ; produced by Roger Randall-Cutler & Lynda Myles ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Roddy Doyle
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • DVD dated 2003; released 2004
  • Special features: Disc one: full-length audio commentary by director. Disc 2, Making of Alan Parker's film The Commitments; The Commitments: looking back; Dublin Soul: The working class & changing face of Dublin; Making of featurette; "Treat Her Right" music video (with introduction by Alan Parker and Robert Arkins); original songs by cast members; theatrical trailer, TV spots; Radio spots; still gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc one. The feature -- disc two. Supplemental
Control code
55536246
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (117 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543112990
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55536246
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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