The Box

Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]

1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another person somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With 24 hours to decide, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

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ISBN:

978-1-41987385-0

ISBN:

978-1-41987385-0

LC Call No:

PN1997.2 .B69 2010

Dewey Class No:

791.43/72 22

ME:UniformTitle:

Box (Motion picture : 2009)

Title:

The Box

Publisher:

Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]

Physical:

1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes:

Title from container.

Notes:

Based upon the short story "Button, button" by Richard Matheson.

Notes:

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.

ParticipantNote:

Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne.

Summary:

Norma and Arthur Lewis are a suburban couple with a young child. After Arthur losses his job, they receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. Arlington Steward is a mysterious stranger who delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. But, by pressing this button it will simultaneously cause the death of another person somewhere in the world, someone they don't know. With 24 hours to decide, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

Target Audience:

MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, some violence and disturbing images.

Subject:

Ethics--United States--Drama.

Subject:

Married people--Conduct of life--Drama.

Subject:

Wooden boxes--United States--Drama.

Subject:

Dilemma--United States--Drama.

AE:PersName:

McKittrick, Sean.

AE:PersName:

Kelly, Richard, 1975-

AE:PersName:

Lin, Dan.

AE:PersName:

Diaz, Cameron.

AE:PersName:

Marsden, James, 1973-

AE:PersName:

Langella, Frank.

AE:PersName:

Rebhorn, James, 1948-

AE:PersName:

Osborne, Holmes, 1952-

AE:PersName:

Butler, Win.

AE:PersName:

Chassagne, Régine.

AE:PersName:

Final Fantasy, (Musician)

AE:PersName:

Matheson, Richard, 1926-. Button, button.

AE:CorpName:

Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )

AE:CorpName:

Radar Pictures.

AE:CorpName:

Media Rights Capital (Firm)

AE:CorpName:

Darko Entertainment (Firm)

AE:CorpName:

Warner Home Video (Firm)

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