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Being Flynn [videorecording] / Focus Features presents a Depth of Field/Corduroy Films/Tribeca production ; written for the screen and directed by Paul Weitz ; produced by Paul Weitz, Andrew Miano, Michael Costigan.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2012.

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1 current hold with 13 total copies.

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Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the memoir "Another bullshit night in Suck City" by Nick Flynn.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: The heart of being Flynn.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Declan Quinn ; editor, Joan Sobel ; music, Badly Drawn Boy.
Participant or Performer Note: Robert De Niro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore, Olivia Thirlby, Lili Taylor, Wes Studi.
Summary: A compelling exploration of the unbreakable yet fragile bonds between parent and child. Nick Flynn is a young writer seeking to define himself. His father Jonathan, however, scrapes through life on his own terms and has not seen his son in 18 years. Taking a job at a homeless shelter, Nick finds purpose in his own life and work until one night Jonathan arrives seeking a bed. To give the two of them a shot at a real future, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out to his dad.
Target Audience Note: Rating: R; for language throughout, some sexual content, drug use, and brief nudity.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Weitz, Paul, 1966- (Producer). Miano, Andrew. (Producer). Costigan, Michael. (Producer). De Niro, Robert. (Actor). Dano, Paul, 1984- (Actor). Moore, Julianne. (Actor). Thirlby, Olivia, 1986- (Actor). Taylor, Lili. (Actor). Studi, Wes. (Actor). Badly Drawn Boy. (Composer). Flynn, Nick, 1960- Another bullshit night in Suck City. (Added Author). Focus Features. (Added Author). Depth of Field (Firm) (Added Author). Corduroy Films. (Added Author). Tribeca Productions. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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