The Resource 127 hours, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Pathé present, in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Cloud Eight, Decibel Films, Darlow Smithson production ; a Danny Boyle film ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson ; screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)

127 hours, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Pathé present, in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Cloud Eight, Decibel Films, Darlow Smithson production ; a Danny Boyle film ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson ; screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)

Label
127 hours
Title
127 hours
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures and Pathé present, in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Cloud Eight, Decibel Films, Darlow Smithson production ; a Danny Boyle film ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson ; screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Danny Boyle
Title variation
  • One hundred twenty-seven hours
  • One hundred and twenty-seven hours
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. Mr. Ralston's ordeal was a struggle for survival and a profound existential crisis. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he is going is part of the point: real freedom means getting a clean break from civilization and the burdens of family, friends, and other responsibilities. Finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue, which forces him to ruminate about his family, his ex-girlfriend, and the hereafter. As a trained engineer and a skilled--albeit somewhat careless--outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem. After struggling for more than five days, he makes an immanently logical decision about its solution
Awards note
6 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, James Franco; 8 BAFTA Award nominations; 3 Independent Spirit Award nominations.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle, Enrique Chediak ; editor, Jon Harris ; original music, A.R. Rahman ; production designer, Suttirat Larbab ; costume designer, Suttirat Larbarb
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images
Language note
In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A52 2011
PerformerNote
James Franco (Aron Ralston), Amber Tamblyn (Megan), Kate Mara (Kristi), Clémence Poésy (Rana), Kate Burton (Aron's Mom), Lizzy Caplan (Sonja), Treat Williams (Aron's Dad)
Runtime
94
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
127 hours, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Pathé present, in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Cloud Eight, Decibel Films, Darlow Smithson production ; a Danny Boyle film ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson ; screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)
Label
127 hours, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Pathé present, in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Cloud Eight, Decibel Films, Darlow Smithson production ; a Danny Boyle film ; produced by Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson ; screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2010 motion picture
  • Based on the book "Between a rock and a hard place" by Aron Ralston
  • Special features: Feature commentary with Danny Boyle, Christian Colson and Simon Beaufoy [optional audio feature]; Deleted scenes (34 min.); Sneak peeks [previews] (3 min.)
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn699525193
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543736325
  • 024543736332
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2273632
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)699525193
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, Dolby digital surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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