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Gods and generals

Author: Ronald F MaxwellJeff DanielsStephen LangRobert DuvallMira SorvinoAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2011], ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen version. Extended director's cutView all editions and formats
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Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
History
Named Person: Jeff Shaara; Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain; Stonewall Jackson; Robert E Lee; Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain; Stonewall Jackson; Robert E Lee; Jeff Shaara
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald F Maxwell; Jeff Daniels; Stephen Lang; Robert Duvall; Mira Sorvino; Kevin Conway; Frankie Faison; Jeremy London; Bruce Boxleitner; John Frizzell; Randy Edelman; Jeff Shaara; Mace Neufeld Productions (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790772620 9780790772622
OCLC Number: 747185960
Language Note: Closed-captioned; in English, with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Notes: Based on the novel by Jeff Shaara.
Special features: introduction by Ted Turner; commentary by director Ron Maxwell, Colonel Keith E. Gibson, executive director of the Virginia Military Institute Museum and James I. Robertson Jr.; "Journey to the past" BET special; life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson; making-of featurette; Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" music video; Mary Fahl's "Going home" music video; theatrical trailer. DVD-ROM features: original website including production and historical notes; interactive activities; Civil war links; and more.
Dual-layer format.
Credits: Director of photography, Kees van Oostrum ; editor, Corky Ehlers ; music composers, John Frizzell, Randy Edelman ; costume designer, Richard LaMotte ; production designer, Michael Hanan ; visual effects producer, Thomas C. Smith.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Kevin Conway, C. Thomas Howell, Frankie Faison, Jeremy London, Bruce Boxleitner.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained battle sequences.
Description: 2 videodiscs (219 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video, region 1; Dolby Digital surround 5.1, DTS; dual layer.; System requirements for DVD-ROM features: InterActual player (included); computer running Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; Internet connection; DVD-ROM drive; software or hardware DVD player. This DVD will not work in a CD-ROM drive. DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh.
Contents: Disc 1. Foreword and credits --
An offer declined --
Virginia responds --
Answering the call --
A son's choice --
Train with the bayonet --
Only the black flag --
Ol' Tom fool --
Thy will be done --
Manassas: a stone wall --
Yell like fury --
We must never forget --
The Chamberlains --
The Jacksons --
20th Regiment --
No shortage of enemies --
First Brigade --
Burnside's decision --
All that we are --
Open hearts --
From his daughter --
Good soldiers --
Fredericksburg erupts --
Mistress of the house --
We who are about to die --
Disc 2. Not yet our time --
Line of battle --
Hell at the front --
Battlefield silence --
Wanting to die free --
How horrible is war --
Orders and signs --
Compared to what? --
All the daddies --
Well with us --
Trading --
The General's lady --
The Bonnie Blue Flag --
Duty and consequences --
No excuse for slavery --
Crying for them all --
Family reunion --
Jackson's next mission --
Sneaking up on the enemy --
Surprise at Chancellorsville --
Night ambush --
Lost arms --
Lemonade and love --
Commander's prayer --
Crossing over --
Coda and end credits.
Other Titles: Gods and generals (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Ted Turner Pictures presents a Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; in association with Exparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.

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Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville.

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