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Amistad [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson.

DVD DVD (c1999.)
Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, c1999.
8 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 0783231202
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features include: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad; production notes; cast and crew biographies.
Creation/Production Credits:
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams.
Participant or Performer:
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård.
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.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details:
DVD region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1).
Authors: Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (Added Author). Allen, Debbie. (Added Author). Wilson, Colin. (Added Author). Franzoni, David. (Added Author). Freeman, Morgan. (Added Author). Hawthorne, Nigel. (Added Author). Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- (Added Author). Hounsou, Djimon, 1964- (Added Author). McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- (Added Author). Paymer, David. (Added Author). Postlethwaite, Pete. (Added Author). Skarsgård, Stellan. (Added Author). Kaminski, Janusz, cinematographer. (Added Author). Williams, John, 1932- (Added Author). Dreamworks Pictures. (Added Author). HBO Pictures. (Added Author). DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
Citation: Spielberg, Steven. "Amistad." Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, 1999.

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