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The Resource Ordinary people, Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford

Ordinary people, Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford

Label
Ordinary people
Title
Ordinary people
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1980: Best Picture; Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Timothy Hutton); Best Director (Robert Redford); Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) (Alvin Sargent).
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1981: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Ronald L. Schwary); Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Mary Tyler Moore); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Timothy Hutton); Best Director - Motion Picture (Robert Redford); New Star Of The Year - Actor (Timothy Hutton).
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
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Ordinary people (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Bailey ; art directors, Phillip Bennett, John Michael Riva ; editor, Jeff Kanew ; music, Marvin Hamlisch ; costume designer, Bernie Pollack
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; Canadian Home Video rating 14A
Language note
Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O69 2001
NLM call number
PN1995.9.F4
NLM item number
O7
PerformerNote
Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton, Elizabeth McGovern with M. Emmet Walsh, Adam Baldwin, James B. Sikking
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1936-2017
  • 1960-
  • 1961-
  • 1935-
  • 1962-
  • 1934-
  • 1942 August 10-
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  • Schwary, Ronald L
  • Sargent, Alvin
  • Redford, Robert
  • Sutherland, Donald
  • Moore, Mary Tyler
  • Hirsch, Judd
  • Hutton, Timothy
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Walsh, M. Emmet
  • Baldwin, Adam
  • Sikking, James
  • Bailey, John
  • Bennett, Phillip
  • Kanew, Jefferey
  • Hamlisch, Marvin
  • Pollack, Bernie
  • Guest, Judith
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Wildwood Enterprises
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
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  • Teenage boys
  • Brothers
  • Death
  • Families
  • Sons
  • Bereavement
  • Brothers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ordinary people, Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Based on the novel by Judith Guest
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm47780088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780792171614
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360896428
  • 097360896442
  • 032429272119
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 08964
  • 59188044000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47780088
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ordinary people, Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980
  • Based on the novel by Judith Guest
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm47780088
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9780792171614
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360896428
  • 097360896442
  • 032429272119
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 08964
  • 59188044000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47780088
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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