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The Resource Taken, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel, (videorecording)

Taken, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel, (videorecording)

Label
Taken
Title
Taken
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Taken (2008)
Credits note
Director of photography, Michel Abramowicz ; editor, Frédéric Thoraval ; music, Nathaniel Mechaly
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language
Language note
English, French and Spanish dialogue; English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T35 2009
PerformerNote
Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, David Warshofsky, Katie Cassidy, Holly Valance, Famke Janssen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1983-
  • 1957-
  • 1986-
  • 1983-
  • 1964-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Besson, Luc
  • Kamen, Robert Mark
  • Morel, Pierre
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Grace, Maggie
  • Orser, Leland
  • Gries, Jon
  • Warshofsky, David
  • Cassidy, Katie
  • Valance, Holly
  • Janssen, Famke
  • Mechaly, Nathaniel
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • EuropaCorp
  • M6 films (Firm)
  • Grive Productions (Firm)
  • Studio Canal+
  • TPS Star (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
91
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Human trafficking victims
  • Gangsters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Revenge
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Taken, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543553540
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
225535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn318193647
  • 5293641
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taken, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Europacorp, M6 Films and Grive Productions co-production with the participation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star, a film by Pierre Morel ; produced by Luc Besson ; written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen ; directed by Pierre Morel, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543553540
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
225535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn318193647
  • 5293641
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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