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Author: Bruce CohenDan JinksDustin Lance BlackGus Van SantDanny ElfmanAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2009.
Series: Focus Features four-star collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Political films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: Harvey Milk; George Moscone; Dan White; Harvey Milk; George Moscone; Dan White
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Cohen; Dan Jinks; Dustin Lance Black; Gus Van Sant; Danny Elfman; Sean Penn; Emile Hirsch; Josh Brolin; Diego Luna; James Franco; Alison Pill; Victor Garber; Denis P O'Hare; Stephen Spinella; Focus Features.; Axon Video (Firm); Groundswell Productions.; Jinks/Cohen Company.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 299803250
Language Note: English or French audio tracks ; optional French and Spanish subtitles; optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hearing impaired [SDH].
Notes: Originally produced in 2008.
"Based on a the true story"--Container.
Special features: deleted scenes (4 min.); remembering Harvey (14 min.); Hollywood comes to San Francisco (15 min.); marching for equality (8 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, Danny Elfman.
Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Spinella.
Awards: Academy Award winner, 2009: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Sean Penn) ; Best Writing (Original Screenplay) (Dustin Lance Black)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexual content and brief violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer disc.
Contents: Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version --
Deleted scenes --
Remembering Harvey --
Hollywood comes to San Francisco --
Marching for equality --
Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 --
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French.
Series Title: Focus Features four-star collection.
Other Titles: Milk (Motion picture : 2008)
Responsibility: Focus Features presents ; in association with Axon Films ; a Groundswell production ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant.
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Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.

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