The big short

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Hollywood, California] : Paramount Pictures, [2016].
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1 DVD (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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Hollywood, California] : Paramount Pictures, [2016].
DVD edition


General Note
Adapted from the book by Michael Lewis.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
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General Note
Blu-ray special features: Deleted scenes; In the trenches: casting; The big leap: Adam McKay; Unlikely heroes: the characters of The Big Short; THe house of cards: The rise of the fall; Getting real: Recreating an era; deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Nicholas Britell ; costume designer, Susan Matheson ; editor, Hank Corwin ; production designer, Clayton Hartley ; director of photography, Barry Ackroyd.
Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, Finn Wittrock, Karen Gillan, John Magaro.
The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jarred Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charles Gellar and James Shipley, small-time players who hit it big.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; DTS:X, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS headphone:X; requires Blu-ray player.
System Details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1.
DVD: English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, Portuguese, French or English subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) ; English described video.
DVD: English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, Portuguese, French or English subtitles ; Closed-captioned ; English described video.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Randolph, C., Gardner, D., Kleiner, J., Milchan, A., Gosling, R., Carell, S., Pitt, B., Tomei, M., Magaro, J., Wittrock, F., Gillan, K., Britell, N., Corwin, H., Ackroyd, B., & Lewis, M. (2016). The big short (DVD edition). Paramount Pictures.

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

Charles, Randolph et al.. 2016. The Big Short. Hollywood, California]: Paramount Pictures.

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

Charles, Randolph et al.. The Big Short Hollywood, California]: Paramount Pictures, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Randolph, Charles,, et al. The Big Short DVD edition, Paramount Pictures, 2016.

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