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Milk / Focus Features presents Axon Films in association with Groundswell Productions ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; produced by Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Michael London ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant.

Cohen, Bruce, 1961- (Added Author). Jinks, Dan. (Added Author). London, Michael. (Added Author). Black, Dustin Lance. (Added Author). Van Sant, Gus. (Added Author). Penn, Sean, 1960- (Added Author). Hirsch, Emile, 1985- (Added Author). Brolin, Josh. (Added Author). Luna, Diego, 1979- (Added Author). Franco, James, 1978- (Added Author). Pill, Alison, 1985- (Added Author). Garber, Victor. (Added Author). Focus Features. (Added Author). Axon Films. (Added Author). Groundswell Productions. (Added Author). Jinks/Cohen Company. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 47 of 47 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 47 total copies.

Series Information

Focus Features four-star collection.
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: deleted scenes; remembering Harvey; Hollywood comes to San Francisco; marching for Equality.
Special features: deleted scenes, featurettes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, Danny Elfman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber.
Summary, etc.:
His life changed history, his courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexual content and brief violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, NTSC.
Language Note:
Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2009: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Original Screenplay
Subject: Milk, Harvey. > Drama.
Moscone, George, 1929-1978. > Drama.
San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors > Drama.
Gay rights > California > San Francisco > Drama.
Assassination > California > San Francisco > Drama.
Activistas gays > California > San Francisco > Teatro.
Asesinato > California > San Francisco > Teatro.
Genre: Biographical films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

Series Information

Focus Features four-star collection.

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