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  • 4 of 4 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library DVD Duck 6329 (Text) 33294002015469 DVDs Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: videorecording
    videodisc
    1 videodisc (98 minutes) : Dolby digital sound, color ; 12 cm.
  • Distributor: Chatsworth, California : Westlake Entertainment, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Audio commentary by director Nic Bettauer and actor Philip Baker Hall ; interviews ; cast bios ; desktop downloads ; theatrical trailer ; photo gallery ; movie poster.
"Think outside the flock"--Container.
Home use only.
Audience Award: Best Narrative Feature, Cinequest World Premiere.
John Cassavettes Award: Philip Baker Hall, Denver International Film Festival.
Best Foreign Dramatic Film, European Independent Film Festival.
Film Finishing Fund, Women in Film Foundation.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Producer, Domini Hofmann ; produced, written, directed by Nic Bettauer.
Participant or Performer Note: Philip Baker Hall, Bill Brochtrup, Amy Hill and Larry Cedar with French Stewart and Bill Cobbs.
Summary, etc.: "A man and a duck search for the means to live, and some meanings in life, in Los Angeles 2009. Written and directed by Nic Bettauer, Duck stars Philip Baker Hall as a retired widower in a dystopian Los Angeles where social services have gone the way of social graces, and another Bush occupies the White House. Forced from his home with only a duck named Joe to accompany him, Hall's character Arthur embarks on a quest for purpose and community across the urban desert of Los Angeles. Interacting with a host of strangers - some helpful, some harmful, some heroic - Arthur learns that saving the life of this duck may have led to the salvation of his own. In a duck who believes him to be its mother, an old man discovers dignity and the will to live on...."--Container.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Home use only.
Awards Note:
Audience Award: Best Narrative Feature, Cinequest World Premiere.
John Cassavettes Award: Philip Baker Hall, Denver International Film Festival.
Best Foreign Dramatic Film, European Independent Film Festival.
Film Finishing Fund, Women in Film Foundation.
Genre/Form: Dystopian films.
Road films.
Animal films.
DVDs.

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