The Resource Amistad, directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (DVD video)

Amistad, directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (DVD video)

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captors ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these capitves are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling battle ensues which captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But, for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind ... freedom
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg
PerformerNote
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan SkarsgÄrd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Spielberg, Steven
Runtime
148
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Slave insurrections
  • Slave trade
  • Trials (Mutiny)
  • Amistad (Schooner)
Technique
live action
Label
Amistad, directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (DVD video)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Bonus material: Behind the scenes featurette -- Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn225538492
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD video (148 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD PAL Regions 2 & 4 ; anamorphic widescreen 16:9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amistad, directed by Steven Spielberg ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (DVD video)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Bonus material: Behind the scenes featurette -- Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn225538492
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD video (148 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD PAL Regions 2 & 4 ; anamorphic widescreen 16:9
Video recording format
DVD

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