Cirque du Freak. The vampire's assistant [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Relativity Media in association with Donners' Company, a Depth of Field production
DVDs | Universal Studios Home Entertainment | 2010 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD C SF/FANTASY)
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French or Spanish.
John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia, Jessica Carlson, Michael Cerveris, Ray Stevenson, Patrick Fugit, Ken Watanabe, Salma Hayek, Orlando Jones, Frankie Faison, Willem Dafoe, Jane Krakowski.
Producers, Ewan Leslie, Lauren Shuler Donner ; screenplay, Paul Weitz and Brian Helgeland ; director, Paul Weitz ; drector of photography, J. Michael Muro ; editor, Leslie Jones ; music, Stephen Trask.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the series of books by Darren Shan.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of intense supernatural violence and action, disturbing images, thematic elements and some language.
Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice.
Special features: deleted scenes; "Guide to becoming a vampire: play all, learn your history: the development and casting" featurette; "Find a new home: filming the big scenes" featurette; "Surround yourself with friends: making the Cirque and its freaks" featurette; "Tour du Freak" featurette.
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