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Dan in real life [videorecording] /

by Shestack, Jonathan; Epstein, Brad; Gardner, Pierce; Hedges, Peter; Carell, Steve; Binoche, Juliette; Cook, Dane; Mahoney, John; Blunt, Emily; Wiest, Dianne; Touchstone Pictures; Focus Features; Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2008]Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0788876422:; 9780788876424.Language note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.Title notes: $19.99 3/29/2008Subject(s): Widowers -- United States -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama | Dating (Social customs) -- United States -- Drama | Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Drama | Brothers -- United States -- Drama | Mothers and sons -- United States -- Drama | Relaciones humanas -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro | Padre e hija -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro | Widowers -- United States -- Drama | Man-woman relationship -- United States -- Drama | Dating (Social customs) -- United States -- Drama | Father-daughter relationship -- United States -- Drama | Brothers -- United States -- Drama | Mother-son relationship -- United States -- Drama | Romance -- Feature | Comedy -- Feature | Family -- Feature | Feature films | Comedy films | Romantic comedy | Comedy films | Fiction films | Feature filmsCast: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney, Emily Blunt, Dianne Wiest.Summary: Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He has three daughters and is a widower. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A widower and father of three who also writes a parenting advice column for his local newspaper falls for the girlfriend of his younger brother during a family vacation in director Peter Hedges' offbeat love-triangle laugher. Steve Carell stars as the writer who finds his widely known convictions put to the ultimate test, with Dane Cook and Juliette Binoche respectively assuming the roles of the younger sibling and his radiant girlfriend. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

$19.99 3/29/2008

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered.

English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney, Emily Blunt, Dianne Wiest.

Director of photography, Lawrence Sher ; editor, Sarah Flack ; music, Sondre Lerche ; costume designer, Alix Friedberg ; production designer, Sarah Knowles.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some innuendo.

Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He has three daughters and is a widower. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie.

Special features: Deleted scenes with commentary by writer/director Peter Hedges; real-life outtakes; "Just like family: the making of Dan in real life" featurette; "Handmade music: creating the score" featurette; audio commentary with writer/director Peter Hedges.

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