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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.

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

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Current holds

1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Salem Adult DVD (Storage) DVD/FIC/ B (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ B (Text to phone) Checked out 04/30/2014
Salem Adult DVD DVD/FIC/ B (Text to phone) In transit -

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.
Subject: Flynn, Nick > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Homeless men > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.