The Resource Little Miss Sunshine, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Big Beach/Bona Fide Productions ; a Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa ; written by Michael Arndt ; directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, (videorecording)

Little Miss Sunshine, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Big Beach/Bona Fide Productions ; a Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa ; written by Michael Arndt ; directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, (videorecording)

Label
Little Miss Sunshine
Title
Little Miss Sunshine
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures, Big Beach/Bona Fide Productions ; a Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa ; written by Michael Arndt ; directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Olive is a little girl who dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine contest. Her family wants her dream to come true, but they are so dysfunctional that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster befalling them. Olive's father, Richard, is unsuccessful as a motivational speaker. He is barely on speaking terms with Olive's mother. Her uncle Frank has attempted suicide following an unsuccessful romance with a male graduate student. Her brother Dwayne, a fanatical follower of Nietzsche, has taken a vow of silence. And Olive's grandfather is a loser with a drug habit, but at least he enthusiastically coaches Olive in her contest talent routine. Circumstances conspire to put the entire family on the road together with the goal of getting Olive to the Little Miss Sunshine contest in California
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tim Suhrstedt ; editor, Pamela Martin ; music, Mychael Danna, Devotchka ; costume designer, Nancy Steiner ; production designer, Kalina Ivanov
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sex and drug content
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish language tracks; English French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.C55
  • PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
  • L58854 2006
  • L58854 2006
PerformerNote
Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1996-
  • 1963-
  • 1984-
  • 1963-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arndt, Michael
  • Dayton, Jonathan
  • Faris, Valerie
  • Breslin, Abigail
  • Kinnear, Greg
  • Dano, Paul
  • Arkin, Alan
  • Collette, Toni
  • Carell, Steve
  • Cranston, Bryan
  • Suhrstedt, Tim
  • Big Beach (Firm)
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Bona Fide Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beauty contests
  • Beauty contestants
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Parent and child
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Grandparent and child
  • Competencias
  • Familias problemáticas
Technique
live action
Label
Little Miss Sunshine, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Big Beach/Bona Fide Productions ; a Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa ; written by Michael Arndt ; directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: audio commentary with directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and writer Michael Arndt; 4 alternate endings; Till the end of time, music video performed by DeVotchka
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm74813558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Contains full screen ed. on Side A and widescreen ed. on Side B.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 05/18
Other control number
  • 024543403319
  • 024543403357
  • 024543403371
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2240331
  • 2240335
  • 2240337
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Little Miss Sunshine, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Big Beach/Bona Fide Productions ; a Jonathan Dayton/Valerie Faris Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Ron Yerxa ; written by Michael Arndt ; directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: audio commentary with directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and writer Michael Arndt; 4 alternate endings; Till the end of time, music video performed by DeVotchka
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm74813558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Contains full screen ed. on Side A and widescreen ed. on Side B.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 05/18
Other control number
  • 024543403319
  • 024543403357
  • 024543403371
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2240331
  • 2240335
  • 2240337
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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