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Author: James L BrooksPolly PlattMichael BallhausRichard MarksBill ContiAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 2010.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 552.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director-approved two-DVD special edView all editions and formats
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A caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter. James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Comedy films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James L Brooks; Polly Platt; Michael Ballhaus; Richard Marks; Bill Conti; Molly Maginnis; Chuck Rosen; William Hurt; Albert Brooks; Holly Hunter; Robert Prosky; Lois Chiles; Joan Cusack; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Gracie Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604653700 1604653701
OCLC Number: 694630186
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: Disc 1. New, restored high-definition digital transfer; Commentary with James L. Brooks and Richard Marks; Original theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "James L. Brooks-a singular voice" documentary on Brooks' career in television and film; Alternate ending and deleted scenes (with commentary by Brooks); "Susan Zirinsky" interview featurette; "Featurette" on-set footage and interviews. Booklet: "LInes and deadlines" essay by Carrie Rickey.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Richard Marks ; music, Bill Conti ; costume designer, Molly Maginnis ; production designer, Charles Rosen.
Cast: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Contents: disc 1. Feature film --
disc 2. Special features.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 552.
Other Titles: Broadcast news (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; a Gracie Films production ; a film by James L. Brooks ; executive producer, Polly Platt ; written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks.

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A caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter. James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing.

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