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Rent (2006)


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Published: [Culver City, Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition:  2-disc widescreen special ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 140498304X,
Language:  English

Based on the musical book music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005

Special features: Commentary by director Chris Columbus and selected cast ; feature length documentary "No day but today" ; Deleted scenes and musical performances ; PSAs for Jonathan Larson's performing arts foundation and the National Marfan Foundation

Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Tracie Thoms, Taye Diggs

Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance in a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present

MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language

DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation

Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (5.1 Dolby Digital) or French (5.1 Dolby Digital) with optional subtitles in English or French

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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added--06/2 advd

Additional Credits:
Rapp, Anthony
Columbus, Chris
Pascal, Adam
Dawson, Rosario
Martin, Jesse L
Heredia, Wilson Jermaine
Goldblatt, Stephen, 1945-
Larson, Jonathan
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Revolution Studios

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