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The giver

Call Number

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

Languages

In English, with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Cameron Monaghan, Odeya Rush, Emma Tremblay.

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, CA : The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

Summary

Title from container.

Based on the book by Lois Lowry.

DVD release of the 2014 motion picture.

Special features: Jeff Bridges presents the original script reading featuring Lloyd Bridges ; Making The giver: from page to screen ; Jonas' harrowing journey: extended scene ; "Ordinary human" featurette with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder ; Author Lois Lowry on The giver ; Bonus: study guide.

Jonas is a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound power of knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined--a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all--a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before.

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