A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant.
Subjects:Autism -- Fiction.
Brothers -- Fiction.
Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Bass, Ronald, screenwriter.
Cruise, Tom, 1962- actor.
Golino, Valeria, actor.
Guber-Peters Company, production company.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- actor.
Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27- film producer.
Levinson, Barry, film director.
Linder, Stu, editor of moving image work.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc., publisher.
Morrow, Barry, screenwriter.
Seale, John, 1942- director of photography.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
United Artists Corporation, presenter.
Zimmer, Hans, composer.
1 videodisc (134 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Title from container.
Special features: Deleted scene; Original featurette; Journey of Rain Man; audio commentary; Photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, John Seale ; film editor, Stu Linder ; music by Hans Zimmer.
Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Academy Awards for Best Picture (Johnson), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Hofmann), Best Director (Levinson) & Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Bass, Morrow), 1988
Publisher or Distributor Number:
M132280Link to PAC