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Mask [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; written by Anna Hamilton Phelan ; produced by Martin Starger ; directed by Peter Bogdanovich.


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Main DVD Mask (Text) 31307023502091 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783279434
  • ISBN: 9780783279435
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widecreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, 2005, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
"Based on the true story of Rocky Dennis"--Opening credits.
Special features: optional audio commentary with director Peter Bogdanovich ; interview with director Peter Bogdanovich.
"All-new extended Director's Cut includes: never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film, including 2 major sequences:--Cher's live rendition of "Little Egypt"--Red's (Harry Carey, Jr.) funeral"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, L©Łszl©đ Kov©Łcs ; editors, Barbara Ford, ©va G©Łrdos ; music, Dennis Ricotta ; costume designer, April Ferry ; production designer, Norman Newberry.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cher, Sam Elliott, Eric Stoltz, Estelle Getty, Richard A. Dysart, Laura Dern, Micole Mercurio, Harry Carey, Jr.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of Rocky Dennis, a personable young man who has craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, a fatal disease which causes hideous facial disfigurement. Rocky is the son of biker Rusty and he is accepted without question by his mom's boyfriends and her cycle buddies, but treated with pity and disgust by much of the outside world. The local high school principal doesn't want to enroll Rocky, but Rusty fights for her son's rights. Rocky eventually falls in love with Diana, a blind girl who cannot see his deformity and is entranced by the boy's kindness and compassion.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono, DTS.
Language Note:
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Dennis, Roy L., 1964-1980 > Drama.
Disfigured children > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Social acceptance > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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