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L.A. confidential

Author: Curtis HansonArnon MilchanDavid L WolperMichael NathansonBrian HelgelandAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special ed.; widescreenView all editions and formats
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Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Detective and mystery films
Film noir
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: James Ellroy; James Ellroy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Hanson; Arnon Milchan; David L Wolper; Michael Nathanson; Brian Helgeland; Kevin Spacey; Russell Crowe; Guy Pearce; James Cromwell; David Strathairn; Kim Basinger; Danny DeVito; James Ellroy; Regency Enterprises.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790734850 9780790734859
OCLC Number: 46378987
Language Note: English or French language soundtrack (Dolby surround 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: Off the record (including cast/creator interviews) ; Director Curtis Hanson's Photo pitch ; The L.A. of L.A. confidential interactive map tour ; music-only track ; interactive menus ; production notes ; theatrical trailer ; 3 TV spots ; scene access.
Credits: Screenplay, Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Basinger) and for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Hanson and Helgeland).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation.
Other Titles: L.A. confidential (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; based on the novel by James Ellroy ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson.

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Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films.

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