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The Resource The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)

The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)

Label
The life of David Gale
Title
The life of David Gale
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • David Gale era un miembro activo de Deathwatch, un grupo activista en contra de la pena de muerte. Constance era una activista compañera de Deathwatch. Cuando se encuentra a Constance violada y asesinada, Gale es condenado del crimen. Ahora Gale espera la ejecución, y con menos que una semana antes su cita con la inyección fatal, Gale consiente en decir su historia a Bitsy, una periodista presuntuosa de una revista de noticias mayor. Cuando ella discute los hechos del asesinato con Gale, se le ocurre que los detalles simplemente no suman. Pronto un desconocido misterioso empieza a pasarle disimuladamente a ella evidencia que sugiere que a Gale se han tendido una trampa
  • David Gale was an active member of Deathwatch, an anti-capital punishment activist group. Constance is a fellow Deathwatch activist. When Constance is found raped and murdered, Gale is convicted of the crime. Now Gale awaits execution, and with less than a week before his date with the fatal injection, Gale agrees to tell his story to Bitsy, a nervy journalist from a major newsmagazine. As she discusses the facts of the murder with Gale, it occurs to her that the details simply don't add up. Soon a mysterious stranger begins to slip evidence to her that suggests Gale has been framed
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Seresin ; art directors, Steve Arnold, Jennifer Williams ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Alex Parker, Jake Parker ; costume designer, Renée Ehrlich Kalfus ; production designer, Geoffrey Kirkland
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violent images, nudity, language and sexuality
Language note
Closed-captioned. Includes French and Spanish dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Matt Craven, Leon Rippy, Rhona Mitra
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1965-
  • 1976-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parker, Alan
  • Cage, Nicolas
  • Randolph, Charles
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Linney, Laura
  • Mann, Gabriel
  • Craven, Matt
  • Rippy, Leon
  • Mitra, Rhona
  • Seresin, Michael
  • Arnold, Steve
  • Williams, Jennifer
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Intermedia Films
  • Saturn Films
  • Dirty Hands Productions
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political activists
  • Capital punishment
  • Lethal injection (Execution)
  • Women journalists
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: director commentary; deleted scenes; making-of documentary; film score featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52362650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [130 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780783268781
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192198625
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 477847
  • (Sirsi) o52362650
  • (Sirsi) AEH-0292
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, DTS, stereo., surround, digitally recorded, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: director commentary; deleted scenes; making-of documentary; film score featurette
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52362650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [130 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780783268781
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192198625
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 477847
  • (Sirsi) o52362650
  • (Sirsi) AEH-0292
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, DTS, stereo., surround, digitally recorded, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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