The Resource Pirate radio, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis, (Blu-ray videorecording)

Pirate radio, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis, (Blu-ray videorecording)

Label
Pirate radio
Title
Pirate radio
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis
Title variation
Boat that rocked
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs that include: Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America who wants to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Danny Cohen ; editor, Emm E. Hickox
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity
Language note
English (DTS-HD 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Chris O'Dowd, Stephen Moore, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Wisdom, Gemma Arterton, Jack Davenport, Rhys Ifans, January Jones, Emma Thompson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1967-2014
  • 1949-
  • 1970-
  • 1980-
  • 1937-
  • 1973-
  • 1973-
  • 1968-
  • 1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bevan Jones, Hilary
  • Bevan, Tim
  • Curtis, Richard
  • Fellner, Eric
  • Hoffman, Philip Seymour
  • Nighy, Bill
  • Frost, Nick
  • O'Dowd, Chris
  • Moore, Stephen
  • Branagh, Kenneth
  • Wisdom, Tom
  • Arterton, Gemma
  • Davenport, Jack
  • Ifans, Rhys
  • Jones, January
  • Thompson, Emma
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Studio Canal
  • Working Title Films
  • Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft (Firm)
  • Portobello Studios (Firm)
  • Tightrope Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pirate radio broadcasting
  • Disc jockeys
  • Rock music
  • Great Britain
  • Blu-ray discs
Technique
live action
Label
Pirate radio, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis, (Blu-ray videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; feature commentary with director Richard Curtis, producer Hilary Bevan Jones, actors Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd; exclusive deleted scenes and access to the latest trailers and more through the BD-Live Center
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106154
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)492438043
System details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, BD-50, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
other
Label
Pirate radio, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present in association with Working Title Films, Medienproduktion Prometheus Filmgesellschaft, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, Tim Bevan, Richard Curtis, Eric Fellner ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Richard Curtis, (Blu-ray videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; feature commentary with director Richard Curtis, producer Hilary Bevan Jones, actors Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd; exclusive deleted scenes and access to the latest trailers and more through the BD-Live Center
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61106154
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)492438043
System details
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, BD-50, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
other

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