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Independence day [DVD videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Centropolis Entertainment production ; a Roland Emmerich film ; written by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich ; produced by Dean Devlin ; directed by Roland Emmerich.

Devlin, Dean. (Added Author). Emmerich, Roland. (Added Author). Arnold, David, 1962- (Composer). Smith, Will, 1968- (Added Author). Pullman, Bill. (Added Author). Goldblum, Jeff, 1952- (Added Author). McDonnell, Mary. (Added Author). Hirsch, Judd. (Added Author). Colin, Margaret, 1958- (Added Author). Quaid, Randy, 1950- (Added Author). Loggia, Robert. (Added Author). Rebhorn, James, 1948-2014 (Added Author). Fierstein, Harvey, 1954- (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Centropolis Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse DVD MOVIE INDEPENDENCE (Text) 50577011053564 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed. ; Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Disc 1: Includes both the special editions, with 9 minutes of restored footage, plus the original theatrical version of the film. Scene-specific commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin. Commentary by Oscar winning special effects supervisors Volker Engel and Doug Smith.
Disc 2: "Creating Reality" 30-minute documentary on the making of ID4 ; "ID4 Invasion" 22-minute alien invasion mock-umentary ; "HBO First Look: Independence Day" 33-minute feature hosted by Jeff Goldblum ; original biplane ending sequence ; storyboards, original artwork, production stills ; DVD-ROM game "Get Off My Planet" ; mock news clips ; destruction clip showcase.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Karl Walter Lindenlaub; editor, David Brenner; music, David Arnold.
Participant or Performer Note: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein.
Summary, etc.: Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG-13.
System Details Note: DVD ; widescreen, (2.35:1 aspect ratio).
Stereo., Dolby digital, English 5.1 Surround, English Dolby Surround, French Dolby Surround.
Language Note: Dialogue in English or French; optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Feature films.
Science fiction films.

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