Almost famous [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Vinyl Films production ; a Cameron Crowe film ; produced by Cameron Crowe, Ian Bryce ; written and directed by Cameron Crowe ; director of photography, John Toll ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; score, Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann.Material type: FilmPublisher: Universal City, California : DreamWorks Home Entertainment [Distributor], , ©2000Edition: Anamorphic widescreenDescription: 1 DVD (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0783256434; 9780783256436 :Uniform titles: Almost famous (Motion picture : 2000) Subject(s): Journalists -- Drama | Rock music -- 1971-1980 -- DramaGenre/Form: Road films. | Comedy films. | Feature films. | Romance Films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Special features: the making of Almost famous ; production notes ; cast ; filmmakers ; theatrical trailer ; the Rolling stone articles ; Fever dog music video.
Director of photography, John Toll ; art directors, Clay A. Griffith, Clayton R. Hartley ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein ; score, Nancy Wilson ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann.
Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music.
MPAA rating: R.
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby 2.0 surround.
Academy Award: 2001, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Cameron Crowe)
Golden Globe: 2001, Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kate Hudson)