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In Bruges [videorecording] / Universal ; Focus Features presents ; in association with Film4 ; a Blueprint Pictures production ; in association with Scion Films ; a Martin McDonagh film ; written and directed by Martin McDonagh ; produced by Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Focus Features ; ©2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-321.
Bonus features: Deleted and extended scenes (19 min.); Gag reel (6 min.); When in Bruges [featurette] (14 min.); Strange Bruges [featurette] (8 min.); A boat trip around Bruges [featurette] (6 min.); F**ing Bruges (2 min.).
Formatted Contents Note:
Medieval town -- Terrible tourist -- Seeing the sights -- Message received -- Holy blood -- Purgatory -- My hometown -- Like a fairy tale -- Someone nice -- Drowning sorrows -- Choose a side -- Suicidal -- Keep on moving -- Back to Bruges -- Capacity to change -- In your debt -- Last chance -- Will to live -- Principles -- End titles.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Eigil Bryld ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music, Carter Burwell ; production designer, Michael Carlin ; costume designer, Jany Temime.
Participant or Performer Note:
Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clémence Poésy, Jérémie Rénier, Thekla Reuten, Jordan Prentice, Željko Ivanek.
Summary, etc.:
Ray and Ken, two foul-mouthed Irish hit men, are hiding out in Bruges, Belgium. For Ray, Bruges is a place where you can spend a year in a weekend, while Ken finds the ancient town calming and contemplative. Ken and Ray work for Harry, a crime lord who eventually materializes in Bruges, and ends up proving that even professional hitmen have their feelings. A loopy, violent fable that is part thriller, part spoof, with a dash of dark comedy, leavened with intellectual conceits and religious allegory--but in no way is "In Bruges" long, boring, or slow.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, Spanish, and French.
Subject: Assassins > Belgium > Bruges > Drama.
Tourists > Belgium > Bruges > Drama.
Criminals > Belgium > Bruges > Drama.
Irish drama > Belgium > Bruges.
Bruges (Belgium) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Summary: Ray and Ken, two foul-mouthed Irish hit men, are hiding out in Bruges, Belgium. For Ray, Bruges is a place where you can spend a year in a weekend, while Ken finds the ancient town calming and contemplative. Ken and Ray work for Harry, a crime lord who eventually materializes in Bruges, and ends up proving that even professional hitmen have their feelings. A loopy, violent fable that is part thriller, part spoof, with a dash of dark comedy, leavened with intellectual conceits and religious allegory--but in no way is "In Bruges" long, boring, or slow.

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