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The emperor's club / Universal Pictures and Beacon Pictures present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Longfellow Pictures and Live Planet production, a Michael Hoffman film ; producers, Marc Abraham, Andy Karsch ; writer, Neil Tolkin ; director, Michael Hoffman.

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  • ISBN: 0783286155
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2003], c2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the short story "The palace thief" by Ethan Canin.
Special features: the making of "The emporer's club"; a look behind-the-scenes featuring director Michael Hoffman and cast; in-depth feature commentar with Michael Hoffman; deleted scenes with commentary from director Michael Hoffman; DVD-ROM features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Lajos Koltai ; editor, Harvey Rosenstock ; original music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Cynthia Flynt ; production designer, Patrizia von Brandenstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Steven Culp, Embeth Davidtz, Patrick Dempsey, Edward Herrmann, Harris Yulin, Paul Dano, Rahul Khanna.
Summary, etc.:
When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG13; for some sexual content.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued on VHS.
System Details Note:
DVD, stereo., surround, DTS, Region 1 encoding.
Language Note:
Genre: Feature films.

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