[Videolib] Name this sci-fi film, if

clarkjc@jmu.edu
Fri, 23 Jul 2004 16:24:53 -0400

Thanks for the tip, Gena. Jeff

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>Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 12:49:19 -0500
>From: "Gena Zelenka" <gzelenka@park-ridge.lib.il.us>
>Subject: RE: [Videolib] Name this sci-fi film, if you
can: "Ber..."?
>To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
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>I used to work for the director of that film, Jon Glascoe.
Contact the production company: www.cypressfilms.com. I'm
sure they'd be HAPPY to sell you a copy. Gena Z.
>
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>From: clarkjc@jmu.edu [mailto:clarkjc@jmu.edu]
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can: "Ber..."?
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>
>Whoa! Thank you Randy, and everyone, for such fast
responses.
>I do believe that Randy has nailed the title; I'm checking
>with my colleague. And putting this one on my own viewing
>list. I notice that Amazon currently has a few used copies
on
>VHS.... Jeff
>
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>>Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 13:52:03 -0700
>>From: "Randy Pitman" <vidlib@videolibrarian.com>
>>Subject: Re: [Videolib] Name this sci-fi film, if you
>can: "Ber..."?
>>To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>>
>>Hi Jeff,
>>
>>Sounds like "Harrison Bergeron" with Sean Astin, based on a
>Kurt Vonnegut
>>story. It's on the Republic label, and currently out of
>print. It's an
>>excellent film, so I hope it makes it to DVD some day (I
>have a VHS screener
>>but that wouldn't do you any good :).
>>
>>Best,
>>
>>Randy
>>
>>Randy Pitman
>>Publisher/Editor
>>Video Librarian
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>>From: <clarkjc@jmu.edu>
>>To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
>>Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 1:06 PM
>>Subject: [Videolib] Name this sci-fi film, if you
>can: "Ber..."?
>>
>>
>>> Folks,
>>>
>>> I just *love* sending out a desparate, vague query like
>>> this... but it's a challenge I've drawn a complete blank
>on.
>>>
>>> A non-media library colleague of mine saw a film on cable
>TV
>>> (one of the services without commercials)--within the past
>>> year or so--that was apparently a feature film rather than
>>> made-for-cable. It had a "Gattaca" type theme to it (but
>>> isn't that film). In the near(?) future, there's class
>>> division into elites and commoners, perhaps by genetic
>>> endowment (this isn't clear), and the plot involves the
>>> protagonist crossing the line.
>>>
>>> The viewer seems to recall that the title, or part of the
>>> title, involves a personal surname that starts
>with "Ber.." --
>>> but that's about it.
>>>
>>> Aren't I a challenge today? Any thoughts??
>>>
>>> Jeff (who *thought* he was an SF buff at one time, and
>would
>>> be most grateful for any leads...)
>>>
>>> ===========
>>> Jeff Clark
>>> Director
>>> Media Resources MSC 1701
>>> James Madison University
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James Madison University
Harrisonburg VA 22807
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