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The Resource Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures, (DVD)

Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures, (DVD)

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald ; producers, Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; writer, David Franzoni ; director, Steven Spielberg
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Includes captions in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A48 1999
PerformerNote
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1964-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Hawthorne, Nigel
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • McConaughey, Matthew
  • Paymer, David
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • HBO Pictures
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slave insurrections
  • Trials (Mutiny)
  • African Americans
  • Historical films
  • Videodiscs for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture
  • Special features: The making of "Amistad" ; Production notes ; Cast and crew ; Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm43439976
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (155 min.)
Isbn
9780783231204
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068416220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1877
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture
  • Special features: The making of "Amistad" ; Production notes ; Cast and crew ; Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm43439976
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (155 min.)
Isbn
9780783231204
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068416220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ADC-1877
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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