The Resource The natural, TriStar Pictures ; screenplay by Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)

The natural, TriStar Pictures ; screenplay by Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)

Label
The natural
Title
The natural
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures ; screenplay by Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him and lead his team to the pennant
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Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; music, Randy Newman ; production designer, Mel Bourne ; editor, Stu Linder
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Unrated
Language note
English, dubbed Japanese and dubbed Portuguese dialogue, optional English, French, Japanese, or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Barbara Hershey, Robert Prosky, Richard Farnsworth
Runtime
144
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The natural, TriStar Pictures ; screenplay by Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)
Label
The natural, TriStar Pictures ; screenplay by Roger Towne and Phil Dusenberry ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bernard Malamud
  • For the 'director's cut', some scenes have been re-edited and approx. 15 minutes of new footage added; film only runs 6 minutes longer than original release cut
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: disc. 1: video introduction by Barry Levinson. disc 2: When lightning strikes: creating The natural [pre-game: a novelist steps up to the plate, the line-up: assembling the moviemaking team, let's play ball: filming the show]; Extra innings; Clubhouse conversations; A natural gunned down: the stalking of Eddie Waitkus; Knights in shining armor: the mythology of The natural; The Heart of The natural; with optional Japanese or Portuguese subtitles
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Feature film
  • disc. 2.
  • Special features
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 144 min.)
Isbn
9781424850709
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
SALSMW
Other control number
043396184084
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
COL18408D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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