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[United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2004.
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS.
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst.
Producers, Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Sonnenfeld, Barry Josephson ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Roderick Jaymes ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; production designer, Dennis Gassner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based upon the novel "The ladykillers" written by William Rose.
MPAA rating: R; for language including sexual references.
Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently.
Special features: "The slap reel" outtakes ; "Gospel of 'The ladykillers': deleted scenes ; "Danny Ferrington: the man behind the band" ; "'The ladykillers' script scanner" enchanced computer feature (DVD-ROM).
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