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Midnight express

Parker, Alan, 1944- (Director). Marshall, Alan, 1938- (Added Author). Puttnam, David, 1941- (Added Author). Stone, Oliver. (Added Author). Moroder, Giorgio. (Composer). Davis, Brad, 1949-1991 (Actor). Hurt, John, 1940-2017 (Actor). Quaid, Randy, 1950- (Actor). Miracle, Irene. (Actor). Hayes, Billy Midnight express. (Added Author). Hoffer, William. Midnight express. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Casablanca Filmworks. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Irene Miracle. (Cast).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood EDVD MID (Text) 36626103866240 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library DVD MIDNIGHT (DRAMA) (Text) 39206019754330 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780767817486
  • ISBN: 0767817486
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2005.

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General Note: English and French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Golden Globe Awards, 1979: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Alan Marshall); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (John Hurt); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone); Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Giorgio Moroder); New Star of the Year - Actress (Irene Miracle); New Star of the Year - Actor (Brad Davis).
Academy Awards, 1978: Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) (Oliver Stone); Best Music (Original Score) (Giorgio Moroder).
Special features include: documentary featurette entitled I'm healthy, I'm alive and I'm free ; theatrical trailer.
Based on the nonfiction book Midnight express by William Hayes with William Hoffer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Michael Seresin ; film editor, Gerry Hambling ; music created by Giorgio Moroder ; production designer, Geoffrey Kirkland ; art direction, Evan Hercules ; costume designer, Milena Canonero ; executive producer, Peter Guber.
Participant or Performer Note: Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Irene Miracle.
Summary, etc.: American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
English and French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1978: Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) (Oliver Stone); Best Music (Original Score) (Giorgio Moroder).
Golden Globe Awards, 1979: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Alan Marshall); Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (John Hurt); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone); Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Giorgio Moroder); New Star of the Year - Actress (Irene Miracle); New Star of the Year - Actor (Brad Davis).
Subject: Hashish Drama
Smuggling Turkey Istanbul Drama
Prisons Turkey Istanbul Drama
Hayes, Billy Drama
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
Prison films.
Feature films.
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