The dinner

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MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent content, and language throughout.
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Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
General Note
Based on the novel of the same name by Herman Koch.
General Note
Wide screen (16x9, 1.85:1).
General Note
Special features: audio commentary with writer/director Oren Moverman and actress Laura Linney; photo gallery; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Alex Hall ; director of photography, Bobby Bukowski.
Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Adepero Oduye, Michael Chernus, Seamus Davey Fitzpatrick, Charlie Plummer, Miles J. Harvey, Joel Bissonnette, Chloe Sevigny.
It is a dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town's most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent content, and language throughout.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16x9, 1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gere, R., Linney, L., Coogan, S., Hall, R., & Koch, H. (2017). The dinner . Lions Gate Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard Gere et al.. 2017. The Dinner. Santa Monica, CA: Lions Gate Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard Gere et al.. The Dinner Santa Monica, CA: Lions Gate Entertainment, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gere, Richard, et al. The Dinner Lions Gate Entertainment, 2017.

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