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The thin red line / produced by Robert Michael Geisler, John Roberdeau, Grant Hill ; screenplay written and directed by Terrence Malick.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD THIN d.1-2 (Text) 79361000097223 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by James Jones.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Features: new audio commentary featuring director of photography John Toll, production designer Jack Fisk, and producer Grant Hill; outtakes from the film; video interviews with several of the film's actors, including Kirk Acevedo, Jim Caviezel, Tom Jane,Elias Koteas, Dash Mihok, and Sean Penn; new video interview with casting director Dianne Crittenden, featuring original audition footage; new interview with composer Hans Zimmer; new video piece featuring interviews with editors Billy Weber, Leslie Jones, and Saar Klein; an interview with writer James Jones's daughter Kaylie Jones; World War II newsreels featuring footage from Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands; original theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Sterritt and a1963 essay by James Jones on war films.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Billy Weber, Leslie Jones, Saar Klein ; music, Hans Zimmer ; production designer, Jack Fisk ; costume designer, Margot Wilson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney.
Summary, etc.:
The soldiers of an American company about to participate in the Battle of Guadalcanal each face personal crises as they prepare for the fight.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1, widescreen presentation preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for 16:9 televisions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Pacific Area > Drama.
Jones, James, 1921-1977 > Film adaptations.
Genre: War films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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