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In the valley of Elah / Warner Independent Pictures in association with NALA Films, Summit Entertainment and SMC ; a Blackfriar's Bridge production ; produced by Paul Haggis ... [and others] ; story by Mark Boal & Paul Haggis ; screenplay and directed by Paul Haggis.

Haggis, Paul. (Added Author). Boal, Mark (Added Author). Jones, Tommy Lee, 1946- (Added Author). Theron, Charlize. (Added Author). Patric, Jason. (Added Author). Sarandon, Susan, 1946- (Added Author). Franco, James, 1978- (Added Author). Corbin, Barry, 1940- (Added Author). Brolin, Josh. (Added Author). Warner Independent Pictures. (Added Author). Blackfriar's Bridge (Firm) (Added Author). NALA Films. (Added Author). Samuels Media (Firm) (Added Author). Summit Entertainment. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jason Patric, Susan Sarandon, James Franco, Barry Corbin, Josh Brolin. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 141986095X
  • ISBN: 9781419860959
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: "In the valley of Elah: after Iraq" featurette; "In the valley of Elah: coming home" featurette; additional scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Jo Francis ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, Lisa Jensen ; production designer, Laurence Bennett.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jason Patric, Susan Sarandon, James Franco, Barry Corbin, Josh Brolin.
Summary, etc.:
Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. He thought his son was in Iraq, but is informed that Mike returned stateside four days ago with his platoon. When he calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail, he drives to Fort Rudd and begins to make inquiries, but with each inquiry he comes to a dead end. Then a body is found, dismembered and burned beyond recognition and is identified as Mike. Hank tries to find out what happened, but continues to encounter hurdles. Yet he is persistent, uncovering things no one wants to hear, including himself.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R; for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Venice Film Festival, 2007: SIGNIS Award (Paul Haggis)
Subject: Absence without leave > United States > Drama.
Fathers and sons > United States > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > United States > Drama.
Detectives > United States > Drama.
Padre e hijo > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Asesinato > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Thriller > Feature.
Mystery > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Mystery films.
Detective and mystery films.
War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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