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The Resource Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme

Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme

Label
Philadelphia
Title
Philadelphia
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Two competing Philadelphia lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination after one of them is fired for having the disease
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1993: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks); Best Music, Original Song (Bruce Springsteen) for the song "Streets of Philadelphia"
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea ; make-up created by Carl Fullerton
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material
Language note
English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.J8
LC item number
P55 2004
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-2017
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Demme, Jonathan
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Robards, Jason
  • Steenburgen, Mary
  • Banderas, Antonio
  • Nyswaner, Ron
  • Saxon, Edward
  • Fujimoto, Tak
  • Shore, Howard
  • Tri-Star Pictures
  • Clinica Estetico, Ltd
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Homophobia
  • AIDS phobia
  • Law firms
Technique
live action
Label
Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentaries; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
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
Control code
56749036
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780767882491
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396078536
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07853
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentaries; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
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
Control code
56749036
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anniversary ed
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780767882491
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396078536
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07853
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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