Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events [videorecording]
- English, French, Spanish. English, French or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
- Special collector's ed.
- Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2005.
- Physical description
- 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are taken in by a series of oddball relatives and others after their wealthy parents are killed in a fire. The first to take them in is the dastardly and cunning Count Olaf, who is only interested in their inheritance.
- Publication date
- Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures ; a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Nickelodeon Movies production ; a Brad Silberling film ; produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim Van Wyck ; screenplay by Robert Gordon ; directed by Brad Silberling.
- Title Variation
- Series of unfortunate events
- Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
- Based on the books "The bad beginning", "The reptile room" and "The wide window" by Lemony Snicket.
- Special features: Commentary by Brad Silberling; Brad Silberling and the real Lemony Snicket commentary; bad beginnings; dismal deletions; obnoxious outtakes; "A terrible tragedy": alarming evidence from the making of the film; volume, frequency, decibels; sinister special effects.
- Production Credits
- Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs.
- Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara, Billy Connolly, Cedric the Entertainer, Luis Guzman, Jennifer Coolidge.
- Voice, Jude Law.
- MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, scary situations and brief language.
- DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
- Related Work
- Snicket, Lemony. Bad beginning.
- Snicket, Lemony. Reptile room.
- Snicket, Lemony. Wide window.
- Publisher Number
- 03005 Paramount