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Title Taking Chance [(DVD) videorecording] / HBO Films presents a Civil Dawn Pictures and Motion Picture Corporation of America production ; produced by Lori Keith Douglas ; screenplay by Lt. Col. Michael R. Strobl, USMC (Ret.) and Ross Katz ; directed by Ross Katz.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : Home Box Office, [2009]
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video.
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Kevin Bacon.
Credits Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editors, Lee Percy, Brian A. Kates ; music composer, Marcelo Zarvos.
Audience TV-PG.
Summary The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes.
Note Special features: "Bearing witness:" a featurette that includes interviews with Chance Phelps' friends and family as well as a section on the real Lt. Col. Michael Strobl; "The real Chance Phelps:" interviews, home movies and personal photos help to paint a more vivid picture of this hero; "From script to screen:" a featurette on how Taking Chance was made, from concept through production; deleted scene: I'll watch over him.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Terms Of Use This DVD disc is copy protected.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Casualties -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Repatriation of war dead -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Bereavement -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Made-for-TV movies.
Added Author Douglas, Lori Keith.
Strobl, Michael R.
Katz, Ross, 1971-
Bacon, Kevin, 1958-
Zarvos, Marcelo.
HBO Films.
Civil Dawn Pictures (Firm)
Motion Picture Corporation of America.
Home Box Office (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419872524
Standard No. 883929033065
Music No. 3000021653 Home Box Office
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Taking Chance X
November 11 2012
Every American MUST see this movie.
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