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    Added on: 18/4/2002 23:10
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    Little Man Tate (UK)

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    A child prodigy caught in the harsh spotlight of fame
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 95 mins
    Retail Price: £12.99
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    Jodie Foster makes an impressive directorial debut with Scott Frank`s compelling and bittersweet screenplay about a child prodigy caught in the harsh spotlight of fame. Starring Oscar winners Foster and Dianne Wiest, Little Man Tate is s stirring and magnificent portrait of the human spirit. Fred Tate (Adam Hann-Byrd) is a gifted pianist, a math genius, an incredible artist... and he`s only seven years old. But this child prodigy is also adrift. Shunned by his peers and bored by his schoolwork, Fred is stifled by his environment.

    Desperate to encourage his potential, yet afraid that he will miss out on a normal childhood, his single mom Dede (Foster) reluctantly allows a psychologist (Wiest) to enroll Fred in a school for exceptional children. But when he`s rushed headlong into academia, Dede`s worst fears are realized - Fred is more isolated and alone than ever. And it`s up to Dede to become what little Freddy`s been looking for all along... a Mom.

    Special Features:
    Original theatrical trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Japanese
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Spanish
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 German
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Italian

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: German
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Jodie Foster

    Written By:

    David Hyde Pierce
    Harry Connick Jr.
    Adam Hann-Byrd
    Dianne Wiest
    Jodie Foster

    Casting By:
    Lina Todd
    Avy Kaufman

    Soundtrack By:
    Mark Isham

    Director of Photography:
    Mike Southon

    Lynzee Klingman

    Costume Designer:
    Susan Lyall
    Giorgio Armani

    Production Designer:
    Jon Hutman

    Scott Rudin
    Peggy Rajski

    Executive Producer:
    Randy Stone

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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