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News of the world / Universal Pictures presents ; a Playtone/Pretty Pictures production ; screenplay by Paul Greengrass and Luke Davies ; produced by Gary Goetzman, Gail Mutrux, Gregory Goodman ; a Paul Greengrass film ; directed by Paul Greengrass.

Greengrass, Paul, (film director,, screenwriter.). Davies, Luke, 1962- (screenwriter.). Goetzman, Gary, 1952- (film producer.). Mutrux, Gail, (film producer.). Goodman, Gregory, 1959- (film producer.). Hanks, Tom, (actor.). Zengel, Helena, 2008- (actor.). Covino, Michael, (actor.). McKinnon, Ray, (actor.). Winningham, Mare, (actor.). Marvel, Elizabeth, (actor.). Hechinger, Fred, (actor.). Camp, Bill, (actor.). Howard, James Newton, (composer (expression)). Wolski, Dariusz A., (director of photography.). Goldenberg, William, (editor of moving image work.). Jiles, Paulette, 1943- Motion picture adaption of (work): News of the world. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm), (presenter.). Playtone (Firm), (production company.). Wan mei shi jie (Beijing) ying shi wen hua you xian gong si, (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Michael Angelo Covino, Ray McKinnon, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth Marvel, Fred Hechinger, Bill Camp. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 60 of 84 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

7 current holds with 84 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library DVF NEWS (Text) 35031301198190 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the novel by Paulette Jiles.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Wide screen (2.39:1) presentation.
Special features: deleted scenes; Partners: Tom Hanks & Helena Zengel; Western action; Paul Greengrass makes News of the World; The Kiowa; feature commentary with co-writer/director Paul Greengrass.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Dariusz Wolski ; editor, William Goldenberg ; music, James Newton Howard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Michael Angelo Covino, Ray McKinnon, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth Marvel, Fred Hechinger, Bill Camp.
Summary, etc.:
Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will. Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, disturbing images, thematic material and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; described video; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Voyages and travels > Drama.
Widowers > Drama.
Orphans > Drama.
Kiowa Indians > Drama.
Classic films.
United States > History > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Western films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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