Across the Universe (DVD video, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Across the Universe

Author: Julie TaymorSuzanne ToddJennifer ToddMatthew GrossDick ClementAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 2-disc deluxe ed. ; anamorphic widescreen format (2.40:1)View all editions and formats
Summary:
Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Rock films
Musical films
Coming-of-age films
Romance films
Historical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD
Video
Film adaptations
Teen films
Drama
History
Musical
Romance
Youth
Family
Teatro
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Taymor; Suzanne Todd; Jennifer Todd; Matthew Gross; Dick Clement; Ian La Frenais; Evan Rachel Wood; Jim Sturgess; Joe Anderson; Dana Fuchs; Martin Luther, (Singer); T V Carpio; Bono; Eddie Izzard; Bruno Delbonnel; Françoise Bonnot; Elliot Goldenthal; Daniel Ezralow; Beatles,; Revolution Studios,; Team Todd (Firm),; Columbia Pictures,; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 1424861004 9781424861002
Language Note: In English, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Spanish; optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 181104831
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Widescreen 2.40:1.
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary with Taymor & Goldenthal, with optional Korean subtitles; deleted scene (1 min.); 2 alternate takes (6 min. total); 3 photo galleries ("On the set", "Behind the scenes", "Design").
Special features (disc 2, with optional Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles): "Creating the 'Universe'" featurette (29 min.); "Stars of tomorrow" featurette (27 min.); "All about the music" featurette (15 min.); "Moving across the 'Universe'" featurette (9 min.); "FX on the 'Universe'" featurette (7 min.); 8 extended musical performances (35 min. total).
Credits: Director of photography, Bruno Delbonnel ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; original score by Elliot Goldenthal ; songs written by the Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr) ; choreography by Daniel Ezralow.
Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy, T.V. Carpio, Bono, Eddie Izzard.
Event notes: Filmed at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, NYC.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some drug content, nudity, sexuality, violence, and language.
Description: 2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Contents: Special features: Anamorphic widescreen --
Extended musical performances --
Deleted scene --
Commentary with director Julie Taymor and music producer/composer Elliot Goldenthal --
5 behind-the-scenes featurettes --
Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 ; Portuguese Dolby digital 5.1 --
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Portuguese.
Other Titles: Across the universe (Motion picture)
Across the universe (Motion picture)
Across the universe (Motion picture).
Across the universe (Motion picture).
Responsibility: directed by Julie Taymor ; screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais ; story by Julie Taymor & Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais ; produced by Suzanne Todd, Jennifer Todd, Matthew Gross ; a Matthew Gross/Team Todd production ; a Revolution Studios presentation ; released by Columbia Pictures.

Abstract:

Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.
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