Ordinary people [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood Enterprises production ; produced by Ronald L. Schwary ; screenplay by Alvin Sargent ; directed by Robert Redford.
Other Titles: Ordinary people (Motion picture).
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Widescreen DVD collection
Subject: Bereavement Psychological aspects Drama.
Brothers Death Psychological aspects Drama.
Sons Death Psychological aspects Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, John Bailey ; art directors, Phillip Bennett, John Michael Riva ; editor, Jeff Kanew ; music, Marvin Hamlisch ; costume designer, Bernie Pollack.
Performers: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton, Elizabeth McGovern with M. Emmet Walsh, Adam Baldwin, James B. Sikking.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; Canadian Home Video rating 14A.
Notes: Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, and with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Based on the novel by Judith Guest.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1980.
Academy Award, Best Picture, 1980.
Summary: The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide.