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The Resource Saving Private Ryan, Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production, in association with Mutual Film Company ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Robert Rodat ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon & Gary Levinsohn, (videorecording)

Saving Private Ryan, Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production, in association with Mutual Film Company ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Robert Rodat ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon & Gary Levinsohn, (videorecording)

Label
Saving Private Ryan
Title
Saving Private Ryan
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production, in association with Mutual Film Company ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Robert Rodat ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon & Gary Levinsohn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have 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 uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1998: Best Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski); Best Directing (Steven Spielberg); Best Film Editing (Michael Kahn); Best Sound (Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Ronald Judkins); Best Sound Effects Editing (Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns).
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1999: Best Motion Picture - Drama (Ian Bryce); Best Director - Motion Picture (Steven Spielberg).
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; co-producers, Bonnie Curtis, Allison Lyon Segan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English language with English subtitles
LC call number
PS3553.O4753
LC item number
S2 1991
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon ,Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies, Vin Diesel, Adam Goldberg, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi, Dennis Farina, Ted Danson, Harve Presnell, Bryan Cranston, David Wohl, Nathan Fillion, Paul Giamatti, Ryan Hurst, Maximilian Martini, Leland Orser
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1956-
  • 1968-
  • 1961-
  • 1969-
  • 1970-
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1944-2013
  • 1947-
  • 1956-
  • 1971-
  • 1976-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Rodat, Robert
  • Bryce, Ian
  • Gordon, Mark
  • Levinsohn, Gary
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Burns, Edward
  • Sizemore, Tom
  • Davies, Jeremy
  • Diesel, Vin
  • Goldberg, Adam
  • Pepper, Barry
  • Ribisi, Giovanni
  • Farina, Dennis
  • Damon, Matt
  • Danson, Ted
  • Presnell, Harve
  • Cranston, Bryan
  • Fillion, Nathan
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Hurst, Ryan
  • Martini, Max
  • Orser, Leland
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Mutual Film Company
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
169
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Saving Private Ryan, Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production, in association with Mutual Film Company ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Robert Rodat ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon & Gary Levinsohn, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Exclusive message from Steven Spielberg -- Saving Private Ryan: "Into the breach" (25 min.) -- 2 theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Cast and filmmakers' bios
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42778823
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special limited ed. ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 49 min.)
Isbn
9780783235400
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068443325
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84433
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 574477
  • (OCoLC)42778823
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); 5.1 digital surround, 2.0 Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Saving Private Ryan, Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production, in association with Mutual Film Company ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Robert Rodat ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon & Gary Levinsohn, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: Exclusive message from Steven Spielberg -- Saving Private Ryan: "Into the breach" (25 min.) -- 2 theatrical trailers -- Production notes -- Cast and filmmakers' bios
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm42778823
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special limited ed. ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 49 min.)
Isbn
9780783235400
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
667068443325
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84433
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 574477
  • (OCoLC)42778823
System details
  • DVD
  • NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); 5.1 digital surround, 2.0 Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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