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The Resource Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Royce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg

Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Royce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg

Label
Saving Private Ryan
Title
Saving Private Ryan
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Royce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, USA, for 1998: Oscar -- Best Director (Steven Spielberg) ; Best Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski) ; Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns) ; Best Film Editing (Michael Kahn) ; Best Sound (Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Ron Judkins).
  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1999: Saturn Award -- Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film.
  • BAFTA Awards, 1999: BAFTA Film Award -- Best Sound (Gary Rydstrom, Ron Judkins, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Richard Hymns) ; Best Special Effects (Stefen Fangmeier, Roger Guyett, Neil Corbould).
  • Golden Globes, USA, 1999: Best Motion Picture - Drama ; Best Director - Motion Picture (Steven Spielberg).
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1968-
  • 1961-
  • 1959-
  • 1935-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Burns, Edward
  • Damon, Matt
  • Sizemore, Tom
  • Rodat, Robert
  • Kamiński, Janusz
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Williams, John
  • DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006)
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Mutual Film Company
Runtime
169
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
Technique
live action
Label
Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Royce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: Message from Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan: "Into the breach", Theatrical trailers, Production notes, cast and filmmakers' bios
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special limited edition ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 169 min.)
Isbn
9780783233536
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068443325
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)731341081
  • (OCoLC)42778823
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Royce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
  • Special features: Message from Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan: "Into the breach", Theatrical trailers, Production notes, cast and filmmakers' bios
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special limited edition ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 169 min.)
Isbn
9780783233536
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068443325
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)731341081
  • (OCoLC)42778823
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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