Forrest Gump
(DVD, Video) 

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Published
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2006].
Format
DVD, Video
Edition
Special collector's edition.
ISBN
0792174844, 9780792174844
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (DVD) (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2006].
Edition
Special collector's edition.
Language
English
ISBN
0792174844, 9780792174844
UPC
097361564449, 883929303977, 032429256911

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
General Note
Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
General Note
Special features: commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; 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 trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston.
Participants/Performers
Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.
Description
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; Dolby Digital surround.
Language
Dialogue in English or French; English subtitles; close-captioned.
Awards
Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth).
Awards
Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).
Awards
Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth).
Awards
Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tisch, S., Finerman, W., Zemeckis, R., Hanks, T., Wright, R., Sinise, G., Williamson, M., Field, S., Silvestri, A., Starkey, S., Roth, E., & Groom, W. (2006). Forrest Gump (Special collector's edition.). Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steve. Tisch et al.. 2006. Forrest Gump. Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steve. Tisch et al.. Forrest Gump Paramount Pictures, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tisch, Steve., et al. Forrest Gump Special collector's edition., Paramount Pictures, 2006.

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