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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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michel Abramowicz ; editor, Frédéric Thoraval ; music, Nathaniel Mechaly
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence, disturbing thematic material, sexual content, some drug references and language
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
  • 1983-
  • 1957-
  • 1986-
  • 1964-
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
93
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
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543553526
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
225535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn318193647
  • (OCoLC)318193647
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital
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
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543553526
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
225535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn318193647
  • (OCoLC)318193647
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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