District 9 [videorecording] / Peter Jackson presents in association with TriStar Pictures and Block/Hanson, a Wingnut Films production, a film by Neill Blomkamp
DVDs | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | c2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD D SF/FANTASY)
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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2009.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or French.
Closed-captioned; audio described.
Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, John Sumner, William Allen Young, Nick Blake.
Producers, Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham ; writers, Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell ; director, Neill Blomkamp ; director of photography, Trent Opaloch ; editor, Julian Clarke ; music, Clinton Shorter.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
MPAA rating: R; for bloody violence and pervasive language CHV rating: 14A; gory scenes and extreme violence.
Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom.
Special features: deleted scenes; directors commentary ; "The alien agenda: a filmmaker's log" three-part documentary.
MW, 12-09; 2-10(add); 8-13(rpl)
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