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Title Saving Private Ryan [DVD videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon & Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Edition D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative editon.
Publication Info. Universal City, Calif. : Dreamworks Home Entertainment, [2004]
Universal City, Calif. : Distributed by Universal Home Video
©1998
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 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F SAVING    DUE 12-02-20
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Description 2 videodiscs (169 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features: an inside look with the filmmakers; looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision; the making of a platoon; boot camp for the cast; re-creating D-Day; Omaha Beach; an introduction by Steven Spielberg; music and sound; parting words.
Contents Bonus disc features: An inside look with the filmmakers -- Looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision -- The making of a platoon -- Boot camp for the cast -- Re-creating D-Day: Omaha Beach.
Credits Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould.
Cast Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies, Vin Diesel, Adam Goldberg, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi, Matt Damon.
Summary The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already 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 an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.
Awards Academy Awards: Director, Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound, and Sound Effects Editing ; Golden Globes: Best Picture, Best Director ; Directors Guild of America Award: Steven Spielberg.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for intense prolonged realistic graphic sequences of war violence, and for language.
System Details DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject United States. Army -- Officers -- Drama -- videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Drama -- videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Soldiers -- Drama -- videodiscs.
Feature films.
War films.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hanks, Tom, actor.
Burns, Edward, 1968- actor.
Damon, Matt, actor.
Sizemore, Tom, 1961- actor.
Davies, Jeremy, 1969- actor.
Diesel, Vin, actor.
Goldberg, Adam, 1970- actor.
Pepper, Barry, 1970- actor.
Ribisi, Giovanni, 1974- actor.
Farina, Dennis, 1944-2013, actor.
Danson, Ted, 1947- actor.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- director, producer.
Rodat, Robert, screenwriter.
Kahn, Michael, 1935- editor.
Williams, John, 1932- composer.
Johnston, Joanna, costume designer.
Sanders, Tom, production personnel.
Kamiński, Janusz, 1959- photographer.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Mutual Film Company.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 9781417006915
1417006919
Standard No. 678149170023
Music No. 91700 DreamWorks Home Entertainment
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