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The life aquatic with Steve Zissou / Touchstone Pictures presents an American Empirical picture ; directed by Wes Anderson ; written by Wes Anderson & Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson, Barry Mendel, Scott Rudin ; executive producer, Rudd Simmons.

Anderson, Wes, 1969- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Baumbach, Noah, 1969- (screenwriter.). Mendel, Barry, (film producer.). Rudin, Scott, 1958- (film producer.). Simmons, Rudd, (film producer.). Murray, Bill, 1950- (actor.). Wilson, Owen, 1968- (actor.). Blanchett, Cate, 1969- (actor.). Huston, Anjelica, (actor.). Dafoe, Willem, (actor.). Goldblum, Jeff, 1952- (actor.). Gambon, Michael, (actor.). Taylor, Noah, (actor.). Cort, Bud, 1948- (actor.). Seu Jorge, 1970- (actor,, performer.). Cohen, Robyn, (actor.). Ahluwalia, Waris, (actor.). Koizumi, Niels, 1966- (actor.). Wdowczak, Pawel, (actor.). Gubler, Matthew Gray, 1980- (actor,, filmmaker.). Cassel, Seymour, 1935- (actor.). Yeoman, Robert D., 1951- (director of photography.). Friedberg, Mark, (production designer.). Moritz, David, (film editor.). Canonero, Milena, (costume designer.). Mothersbaugh, Mark, (composer (expression)). Selick, Henry, (animator.). Maysles, Albert, (filmmaker.). Ferrera, Antonio, (filmmaker.). Prinzing, Matthew, (filmmaker.). Monda, Antonio, (interviewer (expression)). Touchstone Pictures, (production company.). American Empirical Pictures, (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (film distributor.). Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; edited by David Moritz ; costume designer, Milena Canonero ; music by Mark Mothersbaugh ; animation by Henry Selick. (Cast).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781604658316
  • ISBN: 1604658312
  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray videodisc (118 min.) : Blu-ray, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
  • Edition: Blu-ray special edition.
  • Distributor: [Irvington, NY ] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: New, restored digital transfer with DTS-HD MA soundtrack; Commentary by Anderson and cowriter Noah Baumbach; This is an adventure (a documentary by Albert Maysles, Antonio Ferrera, and Matthew Prinzing during the filming in 2003); Deleted scenes; Mondo Monda (Italian film talk show features director Wes Anderson and cowriter Noah Baumbach with host Antonio Monda); Cast and crew interviews; Mark Mothersbaugh (2004 interview with the composer and Devo member); Seu Jorge performs David Bowie; Intern video journal (behind-the-scenes documentary shot and directed by Matthew Gray Gubler); Photos (behind the scenes); Designs (original artwork); Making-of featurette; Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; edited by David Moritz ; costume designer, Milena Canonero ; music by Mark Mothersbaugh ; animation by Henry Selick.
Participant or Performer: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon, Noah Taylor, Bud Cort, Seu Jorge, Robyn Cohen, Waris Ahluwalia, Niels Koizumi, Pawel Wdowczak, Matthew Gray Gubler, Seymour Cassel.
Summary, etc.: Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew, Team Zissou, set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline copilot; a pregnant journalist; and Zissou's estranged wife, Eleanor.
Target Audience: Rating: R; for language, some drug use, violence and partial nudity.
System Details: Blu-ray, widescreen (aspect ratio, 2.35:1, 16x9) presentation; requires Blu-ray player; 5.1 surround sound, NTSC, region A.
Language: English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Oceanographers > Drama.
Scientific expeditions > Drama.
Sharks > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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