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Cirque du Freak. The vampire's assistant [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Relativity Media in association with Donners' Company, a Depth of Field production ; produced by Ewan Leslie, Lauren Shuler Donner ; screenplay by Paul Weitz and Brian Helgeland ; directed by Paul Weitz.

DVD DVD ([2010])
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the series of books by Darren Shan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Deleted scenes; "Guide to becoming a vampire: play all, learn your history: the development and casting" featurette; "Find a new home: filming the big scenes" featurette; "Surround yourself with friends: making the Cirque and its freaks" featurette; "Tour du Freak" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits:
Director of photography, J. Michael Muro ; editor, Leslie Jones ; music, Stephen Trask.
Participant or Performer:
John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia, Jessica Carlson, Michael Cerveris, Ray Stevenson, Patrick Fugit, Ken Watanabe, Salma Hayek, Orlando Jones, Frankie Faison, Willem Dafoe, Jane Krakowski.
Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of intense supernatural violence and action, disturbing images, thematic elements and some language.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Authors: Leslie, Ewan. (Added Author). Shuler-Donner, Lauren. (Added Author). Weitz, Paul, 1966- (Added Author). Helgeland, Brian. (Added Author). Reilly, John C., 1965- (Added Author). Hutcherson, Josh. (Added Author). Massoglia, Chris. (Added Author). Carlson, Jessica. (Added Author). Cerveris, Michael. (Added Author). Stevenson, Ray, 1964- (Added Author). Fugit, Patrick, 1982- (Added Author). Watanabe, Ken, 1959- (Added Author). Hayek, Salma, 1968- (Added Author). Jones, Orlando, 1968- (Added Author). Faison, Frankie. (Added Author). Dafoe, Willem. (Added Author). Krakowski, Jane. (Added Author). Trask, Stephen. (Added Author). Shan, Darren. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Relativity Media. (Added Author). Donner's Company (Firm) (Added Author). Depth of Field (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Vampire's assistant
Citation: Leslie, Ewan. "Cirque du Freak. The vampire's assistant." Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2010.

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