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Daniel / Paramount ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; screenplay by E.L. Doctorow ; a John Heyman production ; produced by Burtt Harris.

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011 film director. (Added Author). Heyman, John, 1933- film producer. (Added Author). Harris, Burtt, film producer. (Added Author). Doctorow, E. L., 1931-2015 screenwriter. (Added Author). Hutton, Timothy, 1960- actor. (Added Author). Plummer, Amanda, actor. (Added Author). Patinkin, Mandy, actor. (Added Author). Crouse, Lindsay, actor. (Added Author). Asner, Edward, actor. (Added Author). Doctorow, E. L., 1931-2015 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Book of Daniel. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company. (Added Author). Olive Films, film distributor. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Based on the novel: The book of Daniel / E.L. Doctorow.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak ; editor, Peter C. Frank; traditional songs sung by Paul Robeson ; additional music, Bob James.
Participant or Performer Note: Timothy Hutton, Amanda Plummer, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Asner, Ellen Barkin, Julie Bovasso, Tovah Feldshuh,.
Summary, etc.: A fictionalized account of the son of a Jewish couple who are branded as spies and put to death by the U.S. government. Believing that his parents were wrongly convicted and executed, their son Daniel Isaacson, an anti-war activist, sets out to clear their name. The film flips back and forth from the story of Daniel and the story of his parents. Based on the real case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1, Dolby digital 2.0, widescreen presentation.
Subject: Trials (Espionage) > United States > Drama.
Spies > United States > Drama.
Jewish families > Drama.
Children of prisoners > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Feature films.

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