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The Resource Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures ; HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures ; HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks Pictures ; HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Based on a true story
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; production designer, Rick Carter ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • Adult
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Verbal description for the visually impaired
PerformerNote
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Peter Postlethwaite, Stellan SkarsgÄrd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Hawthorne, Nigel
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • DVS Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amistad (Schooner)
  • Slave insurrections
  • Trials (Mutiny)
Target audience
general
Technique
other
Label
Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures ; HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
Bar code
31223050537506
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (155 min.)
Isbn
9780783227276
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
096898365536
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
VHS 83655
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(pmsc)3747530
System details
VHS Hi-fi stereo surround. THX. Digitally mastered
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Amistad, DreamWorks Pictures ; HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
Bar code
31223050537506
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (155 min.)
Isbn
9780783227276
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
096898365536
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
VHS 83655
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(pmsc)3747530
System details
VHS Hi-fi stereo surround. THX. Digitally mastered
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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