Forrest Gump


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Special collector's edition ; widescreen version.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Videodisc release of a 1994 motion picture production.
General Note
Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
System Details
DVD; Widescreen, Dolby Digital surround.
Dialogue in English or French; close-captioned.
Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth).
Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tisch, S., Finerman, W., Zemeckis, R., Hanks, T., Wright, R., Sinise, G., Williamson, M., Field, S., Burgess, D., Schmidt, A., Silvestri, A., Carter, R., Johnston, J., Starkey, S., Roth, E., & Groom, W. (2007). Forrest Gump (Special collector's edition ; widescreen version.). Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Steve. Tisch et al.. 2007. Forrest Gump. Hollywood, CA: Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Steve. Tisch et al.. Forrest Gump Hollywood, CA: Paramount Pictures, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tisch, Steve., et al. Forrest Gump Special collector's edition ; widescreen version., Paramount Pictures, 2007.

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