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The Resource The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Entertainment, Sage Pictures, IMF Production ; producers, William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay writers, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan ; director, Phillip Noyce, (DVD videorecording)

The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Entertainment, Sage Pictures, IMF Production ; producers, William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay writers, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan ; director, Phillip Noyce, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The quiet American
Title
The quiet American
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Entertainment, Sage Pictures, IMF Production ; producers, William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay writers, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan ; director, Phillip Noyce
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editor, John Scott; original music composer, Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Norma Moriceau ; production designer, Roger Ford
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for images of violence and some language
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Pham Thi Mai Hoa, Quang Hai, Rade Sherbedgia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Noyce, Phillip
  • Caine, Michael
  • Fraser, Brendan
  • Yen, Do Thi Hai
  • Ma, Tzi
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Vietnam
  • DVDs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Entertainment, Sage Pictures, IMF Production ; producers, William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay writers, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan ; director, Phillip Noyce, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen (2.35:1) enhanced for 16:9 televisions
  • Special features: anatomy of a scene ; commentary with director Phillip Noyce and actors Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser and Tzi Ma and other production personnel ; DVD-ROM featuring enhanced Vietnam study guide
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Graham Greene
  • Special features: anatomy of a scene; director's commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Computer file characteristics
Computer data and program.
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (101 min.)
Isbn
9780788846168
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936219760
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30831
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
550704
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Entertainment, Sage Pictures, IMF Production ; producers, William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay writers, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan ; director, Phillip Noyce, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen (2.35:1) enhanced for 16:9 televisions
  • Special features: anatomy of a scene ; commentary with director Phillip Noyce and actors Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser and Tzi Ma and other production personnel ; DVD-ROM featuring enhanced Vietnam study guide
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Graham Greene
  • Special features: anatomy of a scene; director's commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Computer file characteristics
Computer data and program.
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (101 min.)
Isbn
9780788846168
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936219760
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30831
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
550704
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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