The Resource Master and commander : the far side of the world, 20th Century Fox ; Universal Pictures and Miramax Films ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Peter Weir & John Collee ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir, Duncan Henderson ; executive producer, Alan B. Curtiss ; director of photography Russell Boyd ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films production, (videorecording)

Master and commander : the far side of the world, 20th Century Fox ; Universal Pictures and Miramax Films ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Peter Weir & John Collee ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir, Duncan Henderson ; executive producer, Alan B. Curtiss ; director of photography Russell Boyd ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films production, (videorecording)

Label
Master and commander : the far side of the world
Title
Master and commander
Title remainder
the far side of the world
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Universal Pictures and Miramax Films ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Peter Weir & John Collee ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir, Duncan Henderson ; executive producer, Alan B. Curtiss ; director of photography Russell Boyd ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films production
Title variation
Far side of the world
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Member of
Awards note
Winner Academy Award for Cinematography, 2003.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production designer, William Sandell ; film editor, Lee Smith ; co-producers, Meyer Gottlieb, Todd Arnow ; costume designer, Wendy Stites ; visual effects supervisor, Stefen Fangmeier, Mathan McGuinness ; music by Iva Davies, Christopher Gordon, Richard Tognetti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense battle sequences, related images, and brief language
Language note
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
DC226.3
LC item number
M37 2004
PerformerNote
Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy, Lee Ingleby, George Innes, Mark Lewis Jones, Chris Larkin, Richard McCabe, Robert Pugh, David Threlfall, Edward Woodall, Max Pirkis, Jack Randall, Max Benitz
Runtime
138
Series statement
Award series
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Master and commander : the far side of the world, 20th Century Fox ; Universal Pictures and Miramax Films ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Peter Weir & John Collee ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir, Duncan Henderson ; executive producer, Alan B. Curtiss ; director of photography Russell Boyd ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films production, (videorecording)
Label
Master and commander : the far side of the world, 20th Century Fox ; Universal Pictures and Miramax Films ; directed by Peter Weir ; screenplay by Peter Weir & John Collee ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir, Duncan Henderson ; executive producer, Alan B. Curtiss ; director of photography Russell Boyd ; a Samuel Goldwyn Films production, (videorecording)
Link
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Publication
Note
  • Based on the novels by Patrick O'Brian
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: Trailers; Inside look episode for I, robot
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm54401040
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
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Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 138 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543114215
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  • 024543114307
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2221421
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54401040
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic (2.40:1) widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby surround, DTS 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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