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The Resource The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé

The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best cinematography, Best film editing, Best supporting actor (Ngor)
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; production designed by Roy Walker ; editor, Jim Clark ; associate producer, Iain Smith ; original music composed by Mike Oldfield
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston (Sydney Schanberg), Dr. Haing S. Ngor (Dith Pran), John Malkovich (Al Rockoff), Julian Sands (Jon Swain), Craig T. Nelson (Military Attache), Spalding Gray (U.S. Consul), Bill Paterson (Dr. MacEntire), Athol Fugard (Dr. Sundesval), Graham Kennedy (Dougal)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1941-
  • 1945-
  • 1941-2004
  • 1945-
  • 1934-
  • 1953-
  • 1934-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, Bruce
  • Puttnam, David
  • Joffé, Roland
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Malkovich, John
  • Sands, Julian
  • Nelson, Craig T
  • Gray, Spalding
  • Paterson, Bill
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Kennedy, Graham
  • Oldfield, Mike
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Enigma (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dith Pran
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Cambodia
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features include: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing S. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46453398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby surround stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features include: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing S. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
46453398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby surround stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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