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The Resource The killing fields, Enigma Productions ; Warner Brothers ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson, (DVD)

The killing fields, Enigma Productions ; Warner Brothers ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson, (DVD)

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Enigma Productions ; Warner Brothers ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Waterston stars as New York Times reporter Schanberg, a journalist who covered the war in Cambodia. Ngor stars as Dith, the translator and aide, who is exiled to Cambodian labor camps where millions of others have died
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directory of photography, Chris Menges; production design, Roy Walker; editor, Jim Clark; music, John Lennon, Mike Oldfield, Francisco Tarrega
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English with English and French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.K55
LC item number
K55 2001
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1934-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Joffe, Roland
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
  • Cambodia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Enigma Productions ; Warner Brothers ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: reature-length audio commentary by director Roland Jofffe, interactive menus, production notes, theatrical trailer, and scene access
  • Adapted from the story "The Death and life of Dith Pran" by Sydney Schanberg, in the New York times magazine
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
tlc00698540
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1182340
  • (Sirsi) 1182340
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Enigma Productions ; Warner Brothers ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffe ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: reature-length audio commentary by director Roland Jofffe, interactive menus, production notes, theatrical trailer, and scene access
  • Adapted from the story "The Death and life of Dith Pran" by Sydney Schanberg, in the New York times magazine
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
tlc00698540
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1182340
  • (Sirsi) 1182340
System details
DVD, Dolby surround stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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