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The Resource Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording DVD)

Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Awards note
Academy Award Nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Hopkins), Best Music, Best Costume Design, and Best Cinematography.
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A48 2004
PerformerNote
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård, Razaaq Adoti, Abu Bakaar Fofanah, Anna Paquin, Tomas Milian, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Derrick N. Ashong, Geno Silva, John Ortiz, Ralph Brown, Darren Burrows, Allan Rich, Paul Guilfoyle, Peter Firth, Xander Berkeley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1950-
  • 1931-2013
  • 1937-
  • 1964-
  • 1969-
  • 1959-
  • 1932-
  • 1977-
  • 1957-
  • 1966-
  • 1926-
  • 1953-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Allen, Debbie
  • Wilson, Colin
  • Franzoni, David
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Hawthorne, Nigel
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • McConaughey, Matthew
  • Paymer, David
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Kamiński, Janusz
  • Williams, John
  • Adoti, Razaaq
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Milian, Tomas
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Ortiz, John
  • Brown, Ralph
  • Burrows, Darren E.
  • Rich, Allan
  • Guilfoyle, Paul
  • Firth, Peter
  • Berkeley, Xander
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • HBO Pictures
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cinque
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Amistad (Schooner)
  • Slave insurrections
  • Trials (Mutiny)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad; production notes; cast and crew biographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- Production notes -- Cast and filmmakers' bios -- Theatrical trailer -- Behind the scenes featurette -- Language: English 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm43439976
  • (OCoLC)43439976
  • 1727886
System details
DVD region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1) ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad; production notes; cast and crew biographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen -- Production notes -- Cast and filmmakers' bios -- Theatrical trailer -- Behind the scenes featurette -- Language: English 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm43439976
  • (OCoLC)43439976
  • 1727886
System details
DVD region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1) ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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