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The wire : season five / David Simon; Karen L Thorson; Joe Chappelle; Dominic West; Gbenga Akinnagbe.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD WIRE SEAS. 5 (Text) All Discs 39213000777668 Adult DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
Originally broadcast on HBO in 2008.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc one. Episodes 1-3. More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle --Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson --Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken --Disc two. Episodes 4-6. Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias --React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland --The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann --Disc three. Episode 7-9. Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West --Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway --Late editions / teleplay by George Pelecanos ; story by David Simon & George Pelecanos ; directed by Joe Chappelle --Disc four. Episode 10, -30- / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson.
Participant or Performer Note: Dominic West, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Reg. E. Cathey, Jermaine Crawford, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Seth Gilliam, Jamie Hector, Neal Huff, Clark Johnson, Michael Kostroff, Domenick Lombardozzi, Deirdre Lovejoy, Tom McCarthy, Michelle Paress, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Corey Parker Robinson, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Isiah Whitlock, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kenneth Williams.
Summary, etc.: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Rated R
Subject: Drug traffic > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Police > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Homicide investigation > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Television cop shows.

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