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The Resource The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)

The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Awards note
Academy Awards 1986: Best cinematography, Best film editing, Best supporting actor (Ngor)
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Jim Clark ; original music, Mike Oldfield
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned. Optional subtitles in English or French
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1945-
  • 1941-
  • 1953-
  • 1934-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, Bruce
  • Joffé, Roland
  • Puttnam, David
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Malkovich, John
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Oldfield, Mike
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dith Pran
  • Cambodia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing G. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
46453398
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 details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; widescreen version presented in a "matted" widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of it's original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TV's
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing G. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
46453398
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 details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; widescreen version presented in a "matted" widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of it's original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TV's
Video recording format
DVD

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