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The paperboy / directed by Lee Daniels ; screenplay by Pete Dexter and Lee Daniels ; produced by Hilary Shor, Lee Daniels ; Millennium Films presents a film by Lee Daniels ; a Nu Image and a Lee Daniels Entertainment production.

Daniels, Lee, 1959- (Added Author). Dexter, Pete, 1943- (Added Author). Kidman, Nicole, 1967- (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Cusack, John, 1966- (Added Author). Efron, Zac. (Added Author). Oyelowo, David. (Added Author). Gray, Macy. (Added Author). Dexter, Pete, 1943- Paperboy. (Added Author). Millennium Films. (Added Author). Nu Image (Firm) (Added Author). Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, Zac Efron, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 15 of 15 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library DVF PAPER (Text) 35031301198310 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616661601
  • ISBN: 1616661607
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Millennium, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Pete Dexter.
Special features: Featurette ; director interview ; cast and crew interviews ; behind the scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Mario Grigorov ; director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Joe Klotz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, Zac Efron, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray.
Summary, etc.:
It takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, violence and language.
System Details Note:
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English, with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
NOMINEE: Best Supporting Actress (Nicole Kidman), 2013 Golden Globes -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: Toronto 2012 International Film Festival -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: Festival de Cannes, 2012 -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: 50th New York Film Festival, 2012
Subject: Reporters and reporting > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Florida > Drama.
Death row inmates > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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