|aRent|h[videorecording] /|cRevolution Studios presents in association with 1492 Pictures ; a Tribeca production ; a Chris Columbus film ; based on the musical by Jonathan Larson ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Stephen Chbosky ; directed by Chris Columbus.
|aWidescreen special ed.
|a[Culver City, Calif.] :|bSony Pictures Home Entertainment ;|aTaipei :|bWei Hang,|c
|a1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on the musical book music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2005.
|aSpecial features: Commentary by director Chris Columbus and selected cast ; feature length documentary "No day but today" ; Deleted scenes and musical performances ; PSAs for Jonathan Larson's performing arts foundation and the National Marfan Foundation.
|aFor private home use only.
|aDirector of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; art directors, Keith P. Cunningham, Nanci Noblett ; editor, Richard Pearson ; original music, Jonathan Larson ; costume designer, Aggie Guerard Rodgers ; production designer, Howard Cummings.
|aAnthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Tracie Thoms, Taye Diggs.
|aFocuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance in a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language.
|aDVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation.
|aClosed-captioned; dialogue in English (5.1 Dolby Digital) or French (5.1 Dolby Digital) with optional subtitles in English or French.
|aRent|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.
|aBohemianism|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.
|aInterpersonal relations|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.
|aApartment dwellers|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.