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The Resource The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)

The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best cinematography, Best film editing, Best supporting actor (Ngor).
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges; editor, Jim Clark; original music, Mike Oldfield
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
  • In English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1945-
  • 1953-
  • 1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, Bruce
  • Joffé, Roland
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Malkovich, John
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Oldfield, Mike
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Warner Bros
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dith Pran
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
  • Cambodia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing G. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
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
ocm46453398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [141 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780790749426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 401940
  • (Sirsi) o46453398
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo; widescreen version enhanced for widescreen TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing G. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
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
ocm46453398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [141 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780790749426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 401940
  • (Sirsi) o46453398
System details
DVD; Dolby surround stereo; widescreen version enhanced for widescreen TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc

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