The Resource Dead man, Miramax Films ; Pandora Film, JVC and Newmarket Capital Group, L.P. present ; a 12-Gauge production ; producer, Demetra J. MacBride ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)

Dead man, Miramax Films ; Pandora Film, JVC and Newmarket Capital Group, L.P. present ; a 12-Gauge production ; producer, Demetra J. MacBride ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)

Label
Dead man
Title
Dead man
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Pandora Film, JVC and Newmarket Capital Group, L.P. present ; a 12-Gauge production ; producer, Demetra J. MacBride ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
William Blake, a young man in search of a fresh start, travels west during the latter half of the nineteenth century to a frontier town to take a post as an accountant. Upon his arrival, he's told the job is no longer available. That night he takes up with a prostitute. When her jealous ex-boyfriend surprises them in bed, Blake is wounded, while the prostitute and the ex end up dead. A wanted man, Blake retreats to the nearby woods, running into sympathetic Native American named "Nobody" who informs Blake that the bullet in his chest cannot be removed. His death certain, Nobody teaches Blake to face the dangers that follow a "dead man."
Cataloging source
VTL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robby Müller ; editor, Jay Rabinowitz ; music composed and performed by Neil Young ; production designer, Robert Ziembicki ; costume designer, Marit Allen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for moments of strong violence, a graphic sex scene, and some language
Language note
  • In English with optional subtitles in French; optional English captions for the hearing impaired
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D433 2000
PerformerNote
Johnny Depp (William Blake), Gary Farmer (Nobody), Lance Henriksen (Cole Wilson), Michael Wincott (Conway Twill), Mili Avital (Thel Russell), Iggy Pop (Salvatore 'Sally' Jenko), Billy Bob Thornton (Big George Drakoulious), Jared Harris (Benmont Tench), Crispin Glover (Train fireman), Eugene Byrd (Johnny 'The Kid' Pickett), Michelle Thrush (Nobody's girlfriend), Jimmie Ray Weeks(Marvin (older marshall)), Mark Bringelson (Lee (younger marshall)), Gabriel Byrne (Charlie Dickinson), John Hurt (John Scholfield), Alfred Molina (Trading post missionary), Robert Mitchum (John Dickinson)
Runtime
121
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Dead man, Miramax Films ; Pandora Film, JVC and Newmarket Capital Group, L.P. present ; a 12-Gauge production ; producer, Demetra J. MacBride ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)
Label
Dead man, Miramax Films ; Pandora Film, JVC and Newmarket Capital Group, L.P. present ; a 12-Gauge production ; producer, Demetra J. MacBride ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
  • Special features: Deleted scenes and outtakes (15 min.); "Dead Man" theme music video (3 min.); Theatrical trailer (3 min.); Sneak peeks [previews] (9 min.)
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Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Opening/Train ride -- Welcome to Machine -- A falling star -- No tobacco -- Hired killers -- Speaking stones -- Nobody's here -- Fur trappers -- Nobody to the rescue -- Wanted -- Peyote -- Blood of a fawn -- Liar and thief -- Redwood forest -- Blessed ammo -- White man's metal -- Makah village -- Final journey -- End credits
Control code
ocm45612121
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780788825613
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
closed captioned, approx. 121 minutes, black & white
Other control number
  • 786936141788
  • 096009752293
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 21364
  • 75229
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45612121
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital surround sound; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.78:1, enhanced for 16X9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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