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The Mosquito Coast

Author: Peter WeirJerome HellmanPaul SchraderHarrison FordHelen MirrenAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Weir; Jerome Hellman; Paul Schrader; Harrison Ford; Helen Mirren; River Phoenix; Conrad Roberts; André Gregory; Martha Plimpton; Paul Theroux; Saul Zaentz Company.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790747049 9780790747040 1419873040 9781419873041
OCLC Number: 43701444
Language Note: English and French language soundtracks (Dolby surround stereo) with optional subtitles in English or French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Widescreen or standard versions.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selection ; theatrical trailers.
From the novel by Paul Theroux.
Credits: Executive producer, Saul Zaentz ; director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Andre Gregory, Martha Plimpton, Dick O'Neil.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Saul Zaentz Company presents a Jerome Hellman production ; screenplay by Paul Schrader ; produced by Jerome Hellman ; directed by Peter Weir.

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Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society.

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