John Q


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Forest Hill Public Library - Adult SectionDVD/207 JOH INFOn Shelf


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[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, c2002.
Widescreen version (1.85:1)


General Note
Special features: filmmaker commentary with director Nick Cassavetes, screenwriter James Kearns, producer Mark Burg and director of photography, Rogier Stoffers; original documentary "Behind the scenes of John Q."; deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; theatrical trailer; theatrical press kit; beyond the movie features; original documentary "Fighting for care"; fast track; DVD-ROM features: script-to-screen; link to original website; link; hot spot.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pazstor ; production designer, Stefanie Cella.
Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, James Woods, Anne Heche, Eddie Griffin, Kimberly Elise, Shawn Hatosy, Ray Liotta, Daniel E. Smith.
John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Additional Physical Form
Also issued on VHS.
System Details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS surround sound, stereo. surround sound.
Closed captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

207., Allen, D., Burg, M., Cassavetes, N., Cella, S., Duvall, R., Elise, K., Griffin, E., Hatosy, S., Heche, A., Kearns, J., Koules, O., Liotta, R., Pazstor, B. A., Smith, D. E., Stoffers, R., Washington, D., Woods, J., & Zigman, A. (2002). John Q (Widescreen version (1.85:1)). New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

207 et al.. 2002. John Q. New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

207 et al.. John Q New Line Home Entertainment, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

207, et al. John Q Widescreen version (1.85:1), New Line Home Entertainment, 2002.

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