Catalog

MY ACCOUNT Explore Our New Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Image of item

Moby Dick [videorecording] / a Tele-Munchen production with Gate Film in association with RTL/ORF and RHI Entertainment ; produced by Rikolt von Gagern ; screenplay by Nigel Williams ; director, Mark Barker.

Moby Dick

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (184 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : Vivendi Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Based on the novel by Herman Melville.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Richard Greatres ; editor, Dean Soltys ; music, Richard G. Mitchell ; production designer, Rob Gray.
Participant or Performer Note:
William Hurt, Ethan Hawke, Charlie Cox, Eddie Marsan, Gillian Anderson, Billy Boyd, Donald Sutherland.
Summary, etc.:
Ishmael sees his dream of a whaling voyage come true when he joins the crew of the Pequod, a sailing vessel leaving port in Nantucket. Unbeknownst to Ishmael and the mates, the Pequod's monomaniacal Captain Ahab is taking them all on a mad and personal mission to slay the great whale Moby Dick, an obsession that will open their eyes to the wonder and spectacle of man, of beast, and the inescapable nature of both.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Submarine captains > Drama.
Whales > Drama.
Feature films.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Topic Heading: DVDs for the hearing impaired.

Additional Resources