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Born on the Fourth of July

Author: Oliver StoneA Kitman HoRon KovicTom CruiseKyra SedgwickAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2004]
Series: Ultimate Oliver Stone collection, v. one 1986-1991.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Drama
Film adaptations
War films
Biography Drama
Biografía Teatro
Named Person: Ron Kovic; Ron Kovic; Ron Kovic
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Stone; A Kitman Ho; Ron Kovic; Tom Cruise; Kyra Sedgwick; Raymond J Barry; Willem Dafoe; Robert Richardson; John Williams; Ixtlan Corporation.; Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 1417026111 9781417026111
OCLC Number: 56664754
Language Note: English or French dialogue with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles.
Notes: Based on the book by Ron Kovic.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives : back story-Born on the Fourth of July.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music, John Williams.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger.
Awards: Winner of two academy awards including Best Director.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0, or DTS 5.1; dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives : back story-Born on the Fourth of July.
Series Title: Ultimate Oliver Stone collection, v. one 1986-1991.
Other Titles: Born on the Fourth of July (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents an A. Kitman Ho & Ixtlan production, an Oliver Stone picture ; screenplay by Oliver Stone & Ron Kovic ; produced by A. Kitman Ho & Oliver Stone ; directed by Oliver Stone.
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Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war.

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