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Title Midnight express [(DVD) videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker.

Edition Thirtieth anniversary edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : [Distributed by] Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F MID    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French), mono. (English), mastered in high definition.
Note Accompanying booklet: The making of Midnight express, by Alan Parker.
Title from container.
Based on the true story of Billy Hayes from the book by Billy Hayes with William Hoffer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Commentary with director Alan Parker; 3 new featurettes: "The producers", "The production" and "The finished film"; photo gallery; photo booket & essay from Parker's on-set experiences.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Cast Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid.
Credits Music, Giorgio Moroder.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary An American is busted trying to smuggle hashish into Turkey and is sentenced to life in prison.
Awards Academy Awards, 1978: Best Adapted Screenplay ; Best Original Score.
Subject Hayes, Billy -- Drama.
Prisons -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Prisoners -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Smuggling -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hashish -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1978.
Genre Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Parker, Alan, 1944-
Stone, Oliver.
Marshall, Alan, 1938-
Puttnam, David, 1941-
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991.
Hurt, John, 1940-
Quaid, Randy, 1953-
Hayes, Billy. Midnight express.
Hoffer, William. Midnight express.
Columbia Pictures.
Casablanca Filmworks.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 142488442X
Standard No. 043396226098
Music No. 22609 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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