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The paperboy [videorecording] / directed by Lee Daniels ; screenplay by Pete Dexter and Lee Daniels ; produced by Hilary Shor, Lee Daniels ; Millennium Films presents a film by Lee Daniels ; a Nu Image and a Lee Daniels Entertainment production.


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 9781616661601
  • ISBN: 1616661607
  • Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Millennium, [2013]

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2 current holds with 18 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Stoneham Media Lower Level DVD Rental/ P (Text to phone) Checked out 12/02/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Pete Dexter.
Special features: Featurette ; director interview ; cast and crew interviews ; behind the scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Mario Grigorov ; director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Joe Klotz.
Participant or Performer Note: Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack, Zac Efron, David Oyelowo, Macy Gray.
Summary: It takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, violence and language.
System Details Note: DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: In English, with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note: NOMINEE: Best Supporting Actress (Nicole Kidman), 2013 Golden Globes -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: Toronto 2012 International Film Festival -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: Festival de Cannes, 2012 -- OFFICIAL SELECTION: 50th New York Film Festival, 2012
Daniels, Lee, 1959- (Added Author). Dexter, Peter, 1943- (Added Author). Kidman, Nicole, 1967- (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Cusack, John, 1966- (Added Author). Efron, Zac. (Added Author). Oyelowo, David. (Added Author). Gray, Macy. (Added Author). Dexter, Peter, 1943- Paperboy. (Added Author). Millennium Films. (Added Author). Nu Image (Firm) (Added Author). Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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