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Title The wire. The complete fifth season [(DVD) videorecording] / [presented by] HBO Entertainment ; created by David Simon.

Publication Info. [New York] : HBO Video, [2008]
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 95th Street Adult Television Shows  TV WIR    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Television Shows  TV WIR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Television Shows  TV WIRE    DUE 08-16-21
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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 630 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally broadcast on HBO television in 2008.
Full screen (4:3) presentation.
Special features: Disc one: "More with less" audio commentary with director/co-executive producer Joe Chappelle and cast member Wendell Pierce; "Unconfirmed reports" audio commentary with writer/cast member William F. Zorzi and director/cast member Clark Johnson ; Disc two: "Transitions" audio commentary with writer/co-executive producer edition Burns and producer Karen Thorson; "The Dickensian aspect" audio commentary with producer George Pelecanos and director Seith Mann ; Disc three: "Took" audio commentary with director/cast member Dominic West and editor Kate Sanford ; Disc four: "-30-" audio commentary with creator David Simon and executive producer Nina K. Noble; "'The wire' : the last word" : a documentary exploring the role of the media; "'The wire' odyssey" : a retrospective of the first four seasons.
Contents disc 1. episode 1, More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 2, Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson. episode 3, Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken -- disc 2. episode 4, Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias. episode 5, React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland. episode 6, The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann -- disc 3. episode 7, Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West. episode 8, Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway. episode 9, Late editions / teleplay by George Pelecanos ; story by David Simon & George Pelecanos ; directed by Joe Chappelle -- disc 4. episode 10, -30- / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson.
Cast Dominic West, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Reg. E. Cathey, Jermaine Crawford, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Seth Gilliam, Jamie Hector, Neal Huff, Clark Johnson, Michael Kostroff, Domenick Lombardozzi, Deirdre Lovejoy, Tom McCarthy, Michelle Paress, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Corey Parker Robinson, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Isiah Whitlock, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kenneth Williams.
Summary Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn. (Contains all 10 episodes from the fifth season.) DVD format.
Audience Rating: TV-MA.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Drug traffic -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Drug traffic -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Inner cities -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Police -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Criminal investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Criminal investigation -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Homicide investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Homicide investigation -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Undercover operations -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Undercover operations -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Good and evil -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Maryland -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Genre Television programs.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Detective and mystery films.
Police films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Simon, David, 1960-
West, Dominic, 1970-
Akinnagbe, Gbenga.
Cathey, Reg E.
Crawford, Jermaine, 1992-
Doman, John, 1945-
Gillen, Aidan, 1968-
Gilliam, Seth.
Hector, Jamie.
Huff, Neal.
Johnson, Clark, 1954-
Kostroff, Michael.
Lombardozzi, Domenick, 1976-
Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962-
McCarthy, Tom, 1966-
Paress, Michelle.
Peters, Clarke.
Pierce, Wendell.
Reddick, Lance.
Parker Robinson, Corey, 1975-
Royo, Andre.
Sohn, Sonja.
Whitlock, Isiah, Jr.
Wilds, Tristan, 1989-
Williams, Michael Kenneth.
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO Entertainment (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
Added Title Wire. Season 5
ISBN 9781419867491
Standard No. 883929015368
Music No. 4000015752 (2000003741--2000003744) HBO Video
2000003741 HBO Video
2000003742 HBO Video
2000003743 HBO Video
2000003744 HBO Video
4000015751 HBO Video
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