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.
Other Titles: Almost famous (Motion picture : 2000).
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, , c2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Rock music 1971-1980 Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. lcsh
Comedy films. lcsh
Credits: 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.
Performers: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Special features: the making of Almost famous ; production notes ; cast ; filmmakers ; theatrical trailer ; the Rolling stone articles ; Fever dog music video.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
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)
Summary: 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.