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The Resource The pelican brief, Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula, (DVD videorecording)

The pelican brief, Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The pelican brief
Title
The pelican brief
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered. A lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. She writes a speculative legal brief exposing the activities of a powerful oil magnate. With the help of Gray Grantham, an investigative reporter, they suspect a good friend of the president is trying to manipulate the outcome of a trial that is now before the Supreme Court
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, Tom Rolf, Trudy Ship ; music composer, James Horner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for momentary language, and some violence
Language note
In English (5.1), French or Spanish (stereo.) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Julie Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard, Tony Goldwyn, James B. Sikking, William Atherton, Robert Culp, Stanley Tucci, Hume Cronyn, John Lithgow
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-1998
  • 1967-
  • 1954-
  • 1943-2017
  • 1945-
  • 1934-
  • 1930-2010
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pakula, Alan J.
  • Brugge, Pieter Jan
  • Roberts, Julia
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Shepard, Sam
  • Heard, John
  • Goldwyn, Tony
  • Sikking, James
  • Atherton, William
  • Culp, Robert
  • Tucci, Stanley
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Lithgow, John
  • Horner, James
  • Grisham, John
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women law students
  • Investigative reporting
  • Legal briefs
  • Murder
  • Trials (Offenses against the environment)
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
The pelican brief, Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by John Grisham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Date of reissue varies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9781419887468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091263
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 12989
  • 1000112616
  • 3000024197
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 5.1, Dolby surround stereo., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pelican brief, Warner Bros. Pictures presents an Alan J. Pakula film ; produced by Alan J. Pakula and Pieter Jan Brugge ; directed by Alan J. Pakula ; screenplay by Alan J. Pakula, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by John Grisham
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Date of reissue varies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9781419887468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929091263
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 12989
  • 1000112616
  • 3000024197
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 5.1, Dolby surround stereo., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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