Beowulf Essay

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------------------------------------------------- Beowulf (2007 film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Beowulf | US theatrical release poster | Directed by | Robert Zemeckis | Produced by | Robert Zemeckis Steve Bing Jack Rapke Steve Starkey | Screenplay by | Neil Gaiman Roger Avary | Based on | Beowulf by Anonymous | Starring | Ray Winstone Anthony Hopkins John Malkovich Robin Wright Penn Brendan Gleeson Crispin Glover Alison Lohman Angelina Jolie | Music by | Alan Silvestri | Cinematography | Robert Presley | Editing by | Jeremiah O'Driscoll | Studio | Shangri-La Entertainment ImageMovers | Distributed by | Paramount Pictures(United States) Warner Bros. Pictures(international) | Release date(s) | * November 16, 2007 | Running time | 115 min. | Country | United States | Language | English | Budget | $150 million | Box office | $196,393,745 | Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed byRobert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same name. The film was created through a motion captureprocess similar to the technique he used in The Polar Express. The cast includes Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich,Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie. It was released in the United Kingdomand United States on November 16, 2007, and was available to view in IMAX 3D, RealD,Dolby 3D and standard 2D format. Contents [hide] * 1 Plot * 2 Cast * 3 Production * 3.1 Visual effects * 4 Differences from the poem * 5 Release * 5.1 BBFC and MPAA ratings * 5.2 Box office * 5.3 Critical reception * 6 Home media * 7 Soundtrack * 8 Video games * 9 Novelization * 10 See also * 11 References * 12 External links |

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