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October sky / Universal Pictures presents a Charles Gordon production ; a Joe Johnston film ; produced by Charles Gordon, Larry Franco ; screenplay by Lewis Colick ; directed by Joe Johnston.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionSpecial ed.
Publication InfoUniversal City, CA : Universal, [2005]
Description1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorJohnston, Joe, 1950-
Other author/creatorColick, Lewis.
Other author/creatorGyllenhaal, Jake, 1980-
Other author/creatorCooper, Chris, 1951-
Other author/creatorOwen, Chris, 1980-
Other author/creatorUniversal Pictures (Firm)
Abstract The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1998.
General noteBased on the book "Rocket Boys" by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.
General note"Based on an extraordinary true story."
General noteSpecial features: Aiming high: The story of the Rocket Boys, hear the story of the real "Rocket Boys" as they supported Homer Hickam in his journey from a coal mining town to NASA; feature commentary with Homer Hickam; spotlight on location; production notes; theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Fred Murphy ; editor, Robert Dalva ; music, Mark Isham.
Cast Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; language, brief teen sensuality and alcohol use, and for some thematic elements.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageEnglish, Spanish or French dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles ; closed captioned.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formChildren's films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
UPC 025192554421
Publisher number25544 Universal
Stock numberMidwest Tapes

Available Items

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Joyner Compact DVDs TL789.85.H53 A32 2005 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold