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The shack / directed by Stuart Hazeldine ; screenplay by John Fusco and Andrew Lanham & Destin Cretton ; produced by Gil Netter, Brad Cummings ; Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with TIK Films (Hong Kong) Limited ; a Gil Netter production ; a Windblown Media production.

Hazeldine, Stuart, 1971- (film director.). Fusco, John, (screenwriter.). Lanham, Andrew, (screenwriter.). Cretton, Destin Daniel, (screenwriter.). Netter, Gil, (film producer.). Cummings, Brad (Producer), (film producer.). Worthington, Sam, 1976- (actor.). Spencer, Octavia, (actor.). Alush, Avraham Aviv, (actor.). Mitchell, Radha, (actor.). Braga, Alice, (actor.). Greene, Graham, 1952- (actor.). McGraw, Tim, (actor.). Quinn, Declan, 1957- (director of photography.). Nemec, Joseph, III, (production designer.). Steinkamp, William, (editor of moving image work.). Caballero, Stacy, (costume designer.). Nosella, Karin, (costume designer.). Zigman, Aaron, (composer (expression)). Young, William P. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Shack. (Added Author). Summit Entertainment, (presenter,, publisher.). TIK Films (Firm), (presenter.). Gil Netter Productions, (production company.). Windblown Media, (production company.). Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Avraham Aviv Alush, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga, Graham Greene, Tim McGraw. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cormorant LINK Site DVD SHA (Text) 33500012505632 Main In transit -
Gonvick LINK Site DVD SHA (Text) 33500012505624 Main Available -
Hendrum LINK Site DVD SHA (Text) 33500012505657 Main Available -
Hallock Public Library DVD SHA (Text) 35500005554686 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library DVD SHA (Text) 35500005560972 Main Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Summit Entertainment, LLC, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Statement of responsibility taken from end credits.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.
Based on the book by William Paul Young in collaboration with Wayne Jacobsen and Brad Cummings.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Special features: Audio commentary with director Stuart Hazeldine; Touched by God: a writer's journey featurette; God's heart for humanity featurette; "Heaven knows": the power of song with Hillsong United; Something bigger than ourselves: the making of The shack featurette; Premiere night: a blessed evening; deleted scene.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Declan Quinn ; production designer, Joseph Nemec ; edited by William Steinkamp ; costume designers, Stacy Caballero, Karin Nosella ; music by Aaron Zigman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Avraham Aviv Alush, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga, Graham Greene, Tim McGraw.
Summary, etc.:
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material including some violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16x9 widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; English described video; optional Spanish subtitles; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).
Subject: Life change events > Drama.
Missing children > Drama.
Faith > Drama.
Grief > Drama.
Oregon > Drama.
Genre: Religious films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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