The hoax
(DVD)

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Published
Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment :, [2007].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
786936702019

Notes

General Note
Based upon the book by Clifford Irving.
General Note
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: "Stranger than fiction;" deleted scenes with commentary by director Lasse Hallström and writer William Wheeler; extended scene "Business as pleasure;" feature commentary with producers Leslie Holleran and Joshua D. maurer; "Mike Wallace: reflections on a con."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, David Robinson ; production designer, Mark Ricker.
Participants/Performers
Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Marcia Gay Harden, Hope Davis, Julie Delpy, Stanley Tucci.
Description
Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for language.
System Details
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
In English or Spanish, with French or Spanish subtitles.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gordon, M., Holleran, L. (. p. p., Maurer, J., Beers, B., Yari, B., Wheeler, W., Hallström, L., Gere, R., Molina, A., Harden, M. G., Davis, H., Delpy, J., Tucci, S., Burwell, C., & Irving, C. (2007). The hoax . Miramax Home Entertainment :.

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

Mark Gordon et al.. 2007. The Hoax. Miramax Home Entertainment.

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

Mark Gordon et al.. The Hoax Miramax Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gordon, Mark, et al. The Hoax Miramax Home Entertainment :, 2007.

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