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Adam [DVD] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Olympus Pictures production in association with Serenade Films, Deer Path Productions and Vox3 Films ; produced by Leslie Urdang, Miranda de Pencier, Dean Vanech ; written and directed by Max Mayer.

Urdang, Leslie. (Added Author). De Pencier, Miranda, 1968- (Added Author). Vanech, Dean. (Added Author). Mayer, Max. (Added Author). Dancy, Hugh, 1975- (Added Author). Byrne, Rose. (Added Author). Faison, Frankie. (Added Author). Linn-Baker, Mark. (Added Author). Irving, Amy, 1953- (Added Author). Gallagher, Peter, 1955- (Added Author). Lennertz, Christopher. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Olympus Pictures. (Added Author). Serenade Films (Firm) (Added Author). Deer Path Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Vox3 Films. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Frankie Faison, Mark Linn-Baker, Amy Irving, Peter Gallagher. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Seamus Tierney ; editor, Grant Myers ; music, Christopher Lennertz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Frankie Faison, Mark Linn-Baker, Amy Irving, Peter Gallagher.
Summary, etc.:
Adam is a handsome but intriguing young man who has Asperger's syndrome and has led a sheltered existence. Then he meets his new neighbor, Beth. She is a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world, with funny, touching and entirely unexpected results. Their implausible and enigmatic relationship reveals just how far two people from different realities can stretch in search of an extraordinary connection.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material, sexual content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Alfred P. Sloan prize winner, Sundance 2009.
Subject: Asperger's syndrome > Drama.
Women authors, American > Drama.
Neighbors > United States > Drama.
Astronomy > Observations > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > United States > Drama.
Genre: Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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