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Gran Torino [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Double Nickel Entertainment, a Malpaso Production ; produced by Robert Lorenz, Bill Gerber ; story by David Johannson & Nick Schenk ; screenplay by Nick Schenk ; produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.

Lorenz, Robert (Robert B.) (Added Author). Gerber, Bill. (Added Author). Johannson, Dave. (Added Author). Schenk, Nick. (Added Author). Eastwood, Clint, 1930- (Added Author). Vang, Bee. (Added Author). Her, Ahney. (Added Author). Carley, Christopher. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Village Roadshow Pictures. (Added Author). Double Nickel Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Malpaso (Company) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Deep River Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Deep River Public Library Blu-ray Gran (Text to phone) Blu-ray 36039147286047 Adult Fiction Blu-Ray Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: "Manning the wheel:" the meaning of manhood as reflected in American car culture; "Gran Torino: more than a car:" visit Detroit and the Woodward Dream Cruise, an annual vintage car event where buffs describe the unique bond between men and vehicles featurette; "The Eastwood way:" exploring Clint Eastwood's filmmaking process up close; additional exclusive features via BD-Live.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach.
Participant or Performer Note:
Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Christopher Carley.
Summary, etc.:
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, and some violence.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray disc, widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital stereo., 1080i High Definition). This Blu-ray disc requires a Blu-ray player; it will not pay in standard DVD players. BD-Live features require a BD-Live enabled player, a working Broadband Internet connection and local storage (memory card, internal hard drive or other storage device) with sufficient capacity and free space.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English (TrueHD 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1), dubbed Portuguese (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Widowers > Michigan > Drama.
Ford Torino automobile > Drama.
Hmong American teenage boys > Michigan > Drama.
Gangs > Michigan > Drama.
Hmong American families > Michigan > Drama.
Families > Michigan > Drama.
Automóviles > Teatro.
Adolescentes > Michigan > Teatro.
Genre: Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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