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The Hunger Games

Author

Gary Ross

Call Number

  • DVD SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY (CEN, EAS, OSH, WSQ)

Languages

English or Spanish dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Performers

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2012.

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (ca. 142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: PG-13; intense violent thematic material and disturbing images, all involving teens.

Summary

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

Notes

Title from container.

Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins.

DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.

Special features: Game maker: Suzanne Collins and "The hunger games" phenomenon ; The world is watching: making The hunger games ; Letters from the Rose Garden ; Controlling the games ; A conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell ; propaganda film ; marketing archive.

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