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The Resource The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest ; International Film Investors; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé

The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest ; International Film Investors; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest ; International Film Investors; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
An epic true story of friendship and survival. Sydney Schanberg is correspondent whose coverage of Cambodia's 1975 Khmer Rouge uprising entraps him and other journalists. Dith Pran is the reporter's aide and friend who saves the journalist from execution, but who is later sentenced to labor camps, enduring starvation, and the constant threat of death
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
Audio in English ; subtitles in English or French ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1934-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Malkovich, John
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Joffé, Roland
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
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  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Dith Pran
  • Journalists
  • Cambodia
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest ; International Film Investors; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the book The death and life of Dith Pran by Sydney Schanberg
  • Includes special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46453398
  • 2871383
  • (DLC)fix00002961
System details
DVD, region 1, enhanced widescreen; Dolby 2.0 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest ; International Film Investors; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the book The death and life of Dith Pran by Sydney Schanberg
  • Includes special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46453398
  • 2871383
  • (DLC)fix00002961
System details
DVD, region 1, enhanced widescreen; Dolby 2.0 surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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