Sinister [videorecording] / Summit Entertainment and Alliance Films present in association with IM Global a Blumhouse and Automatik production, a Scott Derrickson film ; producers, Jason Blum, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones ; writers, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill ; director, Scott Derrickson.

Derrickson, Scott. (Added Author). Blum, Jason. (Added Author). Kavanaugh-Jones, Brian. (Added Author). Cargill, C. Robert. (Added Author). Hawke, Ethan, 1970- (Added Author). Rylance, Juliet. (Added Author). Thompson, Fred, 1942- (Added Author). Ransone, James, 1979- (Added Author). Foley, Clare. (Added Author). D'Addario, Michael. (Added Author). Summit Entertainment. (Added Author). Alliance Films. (Added Author). IM Global (Firm) (Added Author). Blumhouse Productions. (Added Author). Automatik (Firm) (Added Author). Music by Christopher Young. (Cast).
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  • 3 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Summit Entertainment, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Scott Derrickson ; Audio commentary with writers Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill ; "True crime authors" featurette ; "Living in a house of death" featurette ; deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary with Scott Derrickson).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Christopher Young.
Participant or Performer Note: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, James Ransone, Clare Foley, Michael Hall D'Addario.
Summary, etc.: Ten years ago, true crime writer Ellison Oswald made his reputation with a best-selling account of a notorious murder. Now, desperate to replicate the success of his first book, he moves his family into a home where the previous occupants were brutally executed and a child disappeared, hoping to find inspiration in the crime scene. In the home, Ellison discovers a cache of terrifying home movies, unwittingly opening the door into a nightmarish mystery. Includes special features.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for disturbing violent images and some terror.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: English or Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Authors > Drama.
Haunted places > Drama.
Autores > Teatro.
Genre: Horror films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Horror films.
Feature films.
Topic Heading: Spanish language.