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The deer hunter / Universal Pictures and EMI Films ; A Michael Cimino film ; screenplay by Deric Washburn ; directed by Michael Cimino.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA DEER (Text) 39231032693364 Display--Audiovisual 2 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (184 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond and film journalist Bob Fisher.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Stanley Myers ; director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Peter Zinner ; story by Michael Cimino & Deric Washburn and Louis Garfinkle & Quinn K. Redeker.
Participant or Performer Note:
Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage.
Summary, etc.:
Cimino's epic film about friendship chronicles the lives of three steelworkers and their friends, whose lives are irrevocably changed by a tour of duty in Vietnam. The film is renowned for the Russian roulette scenes.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue ; optional Spanish or French subtitles ; English SDH for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1978: Winner: Best Picture (Barry Spikings, Michael Deely, Michael Cimino, John Peverall), Best Sound (Richard Portman, William L. McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, C. Darin Knight), Best Director (Michael Cimino), Best Film Editing (Peter Zinner), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Christopher Walken); Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Robert De Niro), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Meryl Streep), Best Cinematography (Vilmos Zsigmond), Best Writing -- Screenplay written directly for the screen (Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker) -- 1979 Academy Awards (U. S. A.).
Named to the National Film Registry in 1996 by the Library of Congress.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Drama.
Iron and steel workers > Drama.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Veterans > United States > Drama.
Clairton (Pa.) > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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