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The Resource Penelope, Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films production, a Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Media ; produced by Reese Witherspoon, Scott Steindorff, Jennifer Simpson ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky, (DVD)

Penelope, Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films production, a Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Media ; produced by Reese Witherspoon, Scott Steindorff, Jennifer Simpson ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky, (DVD)

Label
Penelope
Title
Penelope
Statement of responsibility
Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films production, a Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Media ; produced by Reese Witherspoon, Scott Steindorff, Jennifer Simpson ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry, but only until her curse is revealed. Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope. He decides to disappear so he will not disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and meets Annie, her first friend, and becomes the person she was meant to be
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michel Amathieu ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music by Joby Talbot ; costume designer, Jill Taylor ; production designer, Amanda McArthur
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, some innuendo and language
Language note
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
P4645674 2008
PerformerNote
Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Dinklage, Richard E. Grant
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1957-
  • 1976-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ricci, Christina
  • McAvoy, James
  • O'Hara, Catherine
  • Dinklage, Peter
  • Grant, Richard E.
  • Witherspoon, Reese
  • Simpson, Jennifer
  • Steindorff, Scott
  • Caveny, Leslie
  • Palansky, Mark
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Stone Village Pictures (Firm)
  • Type A Films (Firm)
  • Tatira Active Films
  • Grosvenor Park Productions
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Love
  • Bachelors
  • Tabloid newspapers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Penelope, Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films production, a Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Media ; produced by Reese Witherspoon, Scott Steindorff, Jennifer Simpson ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: The making of a modern-day tale; Twilight sneak peek
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195037952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66104618
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227379166
  • (OCoLC)227379166
  • 687753
  • 978648
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Penelope, Summit Entertainment and Stone Village Pictures present a Type A Films production, a Tatira Active Film production in association with Grosvenor Park Media ; produced by Reese Witherspoon, Scott Steindorff, Jennifer Simpson ; written by Leslie Caveny ; directed by Mark Palansky, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features: The making of a modern-day tale; Twilight sneak peek
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195037952
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66104618
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227379166
  • (OCoLC)227379166
  • 687753
  • 978648
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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