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The Resource Syriana, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, (videorecording)

Syriana, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, (videorecording)

Label
Syriana
Title
Syriana
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, USA, 2006: Oscar - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (George Clooney).
  • Golden Globes, USA, 2006: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (George Clooney).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Tim Squyres ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; production designer, Dan Weil
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence and langauge
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
S975363 2006
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, William Hurt, Mazhar Munir, Tim Blake Nelson, Amanda Peet, Christopher Plummer, Alexander Siddig
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gaghan, Stephen
  • Clooney, George
  • Damon, Matt
  • Wright, Jeffrey
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Hurt, William
  • Elswit, Robert
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Baer, Robert
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oil industries
  • United States
  • Brokers
  • Corporate lawyers
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Syriana, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book "See no evil" by Robert Baer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Additional scenes; "Make a change, make a difference" featurette; conversation with George Clooney
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm65212782
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 128 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781419831126
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569807723
  • 012569814844
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 80772
  • 8148490
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 849914
  • (Sirsi) o65212782
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Syriana, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Productions a 4M Film, a Section Eight production ; produced by Jennifer Fox, Michael Nozik, Georgia Kacandes ; written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book "See no evil" by Robert Baer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Additional scenes; "Make a change, make a difference" featurette; conversation with George Clooney
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm65212782
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 128 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9781419831126
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569807723
  • 012569814844
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 80772
  • 8148490
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 849914
  • (Sirsi) o65212782
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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