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The second civil war / HBO Pictures presents ; a Baltimore Pictures production ; producer Guy Riedel ; written by Martyn Burke ; directed by Joe Dante.

Riedel, Guy, (film producer.). Burke, Martyn, 1952- (screenwriter.). Dante, Joe, 1948- (film director.). Bridges, Beau (actor.). Cassidy, Joanna, 1945- (actor.). Coburn, James, (actor.). Mann, Hummie. (Added Author). HBO Pictures. (Added Author). Baltimore Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). Beau Bridges, Joanna Cassidy, James Coburn. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Knightstown PL - Knightstown DVD Sec (Text) 36334000000971 DVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD SEC (Text) 31951004154735 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: United States : Home Box Office, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A very uncivil comedy."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Hummie Mann.
Participant or Performer Note:
Beau Bridges, Joanna Cassidy, James Coburn.
Summary, etc.:
In this comedy, the governor of Idaho decides to close his state borders rather than allow a planeload of immigrant orphans to make it their home, and it may well be the start of the second civil war. A nation watches on TV while the President turns to his advisers. As the crisis escalates, it all depends on the Governor of Idaho. Winner of a prime time Emmy.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and some war violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (16:9); region 1; English audio, 2.0, Spanish audio, mono.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Immigrants > United States > Drama.
Xenophobia > United States > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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