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The humans

Karam, Stephen, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Lovegrove, Louise, (film producer.). Jenkins, Richard, 1947- (actor.). Houdyshell, Jayne, 1953- (actor.). Schumer, Amy, (actor.). Feldstein, Beanie, (actor.). Yeun, Steven, (actor.). Squibb, June, 1929- (actor.). Muhly, Nico, (composer (expression)). Crawley, Lol, 1974- (director of photography.). Houy, Nick, (editor of moving image work.). Karam, Stephen. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Humans. (Added Author). A24 (Firm), (presenter.). IAC Films, (presenter.). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell, Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein, Steven Yeun, June Squibb. (Cast).

Summary: Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group's deepest fears are laid bare. The piercingly funny and haunting debut film from writer-director Stephen Karam, adapted from his Tony Awardʼ-winning play, THE HUMANS explores the hidden dread of a family and the love that binds them together.

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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the play by Stephen Karam.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
Special features: audio commentary with writer-director Stephen Karam; Our ruffled spirits: making The humans; outtakes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Edited by Nick Houy; director of photography, Lol Crawley; original music by Nico Muhly.
Participant or Performer Note: Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell, Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein, Steven Yeun, June Squibb.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R, for some sexual materal and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; wide screen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Families Drama
Fear Drama
Conflict of generations Drama
Thanksgiving Day Drama
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) Drama
New York (N.Y.) Drama
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Psychological films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Domestic drama (Motion pictures)
Psychological films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films de fiction.
Adaptations cinématographiques.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Films familiaux.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


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Homer Public Library DVD HUM (Text) 000113598 Video Available -

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