|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 38 Libraries 40 of 43 copies|
SummaryJonas is a young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with an elder known as The Giver, who is the sole keeper of the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all--a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.
Social control -- Drama.
Memory -- Drama.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York?] :The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment,2014
Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment,
|Other Titles|| Giver.
Bridges, Jeff, 1949- producer, actor.
Koenigsberg, Neil, producer.
Mitnick, Michael, screenwriter.
Weide, Robert B., screenwriter.
Noyce, Phillip, director.
Streep, Meryl, actor.
Thwaites, Brenton, 1989- actor.
Skarsgård, Alexander, actor.
Holmes, Katie, 1978- actor.
Swift, Taylor, 1989- actor.
Monaghan, Cameron, actor.
Rush, Odeya, actor.
Tremblay, Emma, actor.
Beltrami, Marco, composer.
Lowry, Lois. Giver.
Weinstein Company, presenter.
Walden Media, presenter.
Tonik Productions, production company.
As Is Productions, production company.
Yucaipa Films, production company.
Weinstein Company Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Cameron Monaghan, Odeya Rush, Emma Tremblay.
Director of photography, Ross Emery ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; music, Marco Beltrami.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence.
In English; with optional Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Based on the book by Lois Lowry.
Special features: Jeff Bridges presents the original script reading featuring Lloyd Bridges; Making The giver: from page to screen; Jonas' harrowing journey extended scene; "Ordinary human" featurette with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder; Author Lois Lowry on The giver; bonus study guide.
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.