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Title Forrest Gump / Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production, a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Published Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2009]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  553  discs  TWO DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank DVD  553  leaflet  TWO DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank DVD  553  booklet  TWO DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Uniform title Forrest Gump (Motion picture)
Edition 15th anniversary box set.
Physical description 2 videodiscs (141 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([15 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
polychrome rdacc
Notes Title from container.
Credits Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri.
Notes Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Contents Disc 1 : Tom Hanks is Forrest Gump -- Disc 2 : Behind the magic of Forrest Gump.
Notes Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey, Rick Carter; Commentary by Wendy Finerman. Disc 2: Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailers.
Performers Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence.
Summary Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, create the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, and meets the president several times. However this has little meaning to Forrest, as he can only think of his childhood sweetheart Jenny. In the end, all he wants to prove is that anyone can love anyone.
Other author Finerman, Wendy.
Tisch, Steve.
Starkey, Steve.
Roth, Eric, 1945-
Zemeckis, Robert, 1952-
Hanks, Tom.
Wright, Robin, 1966-
Sinise, Gary.
Williamson, Mykelti.
Field, Sally.
Silvestri, Alan.
Groom, Winston, 1944- Forrest Gump.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Subject United States. Army -- Military life -- Drama.
Gump, Forrest (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Vietnam -- Drama.
Medals -- United States -- Drama.
Table tennis players -- United States -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama.
Feature films.
War films.
Comedy films.
Romance films.
Action and adventure films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Variant Title Tom Hanks is Forrest Gump.
Life is like a box of chocolates ..
Other title Behind the magic of Forrest Gump.
Standard Number 097360746648
ISBN 1415752060 : $28.99
9781415752067
Publisher Number 07466 Paramount Home Entertainment