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Title Dan in real life [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Focus Features present a Jon Shestack production, a Peter Hedges film ; produced by Jon Shestack, Brad Epstein ; written by Pierce Gardner and Peter Hedges ; directed by Peter Hedges.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2008]


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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered.
Note Title from container.
Cast Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney, Emily Blunt, Dianne Wiest.
Credits Director of photography, Lawrence Sher ; editor, Sarah Flack ; music, Sondre Lerche ; costume designer, Alix Friedberg ; production designer, Sarah Knowles.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some innuendo.
Summary Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He has three daughters and is a widower. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes with commentary by writer/director Peter Hedges; real-life outtakes; "Just like family: the making of Dan in real life" featurette; "Handmade music: creating the score" featurette; audio commentary with writer/director Peter Hedges.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Widowers -- United States -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama.
Dating (Social customs) -- United States -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Drama.
Brothers -- United States -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Drama.
Relaciones humanas -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Padre e hija -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Romantic comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Romance -- Feature.
Comedy -- Feature.
Family -- Feature.
Comedy films.
Added Author Shestack, Jonathan.
Epstein, Brad.
Gardner, Pierce, 1951-
Hedges, Peter.
Carell, Steve, 1963-
Binoche, Juliette, 1964-
Cook, Dane.
Mahoney, John, 1940-
Blunt, Emily.
Wiest, Dianne.
Touchstone Pictures.
Focus Features.
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788876422
Standard No. 786936732658
Music No. 54166 Touchstone Home Entertainment

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