Away we go [videorecording] / Focus Features presents in association with Big Beach, a Big Beach/Edward Saxon production in association with Neal Street Productions, a Sam Mendes film ; produced by Edward Saxon, Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf ; written by Dave Eggers & Vendela Vega ; directed by Sam Mendes.
Contributor(s): Mendes, Sam [drt] | Saxon, Edward [pro] | Turtletaub, Marc [pro] | Saraf, Peter [pro] | Eggers, Dave [aus] | Vida, Vendela [aus] | Krasinski, John [act] | Rudolph, Maya [act] | Daniels, Jeff [act] | Gyllenhaal, Maggie [act] | Janney, Allison [act] | Messina, Chris [act] | O'Hara, Catherine [act] | Gaffigan, Jim [act] | Murdoch, Alexi [cmp] | Focus Features | Big Beach (Firm) | Edward Saxon Productions | Neal Street Productions | Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Away we go (Motion picture) Subject(s): Couples -- United States -- Drama | Pregnant women -- United States -- Drama | Parenting -- United States -- Drama | Married people -- United States -- Drama | Friendship -- United States -- Drama | Families -- United States -- DramaGenre/Form: Romantic comedy films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Bonus features: The making of 'Away we go' ; Green filmmaking ; Feature commentary with director Sam Mendes and writers Dave Eggers & Vendela Vida.
Director of photography, Ellen Kuras ; film editor, Sarah Flack ; music by, Alexi Murdoch.
John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney, Chris Messina, Catherine O'Hara, Jim Gaffigan.
Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience.
MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.