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Saving Private Ryan

Author: Steven SpielbergIan BryceMark GordonRobert RodatTom SizemoreAll authors
Publisher: Willowdale, Ontario : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : D-Day 60th anniversary commemorative edView all editions and formats
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The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spielberg; Ian Bryce; Mark Gordon; Robert Rodat; Tom Sizemore; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm); Amblin Entertainment (Firm); Dreamworks Pictures.
OCLC Number: 253860003
Language Note: In English or French with optional subtitles in English or French; special features in English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed captioned (English).
Notes: Enhanced for widescreen TVs (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
Special features: Disc 2. Introduction to the film ; looking into the past ; Miller and his platoon ; boot camp ; making Private Ryan ; re-creating Omaha Beach.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
"The Collector series" --slipcover.
Credits: Music, John Williams.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies.
Awards: Academy Award (1999): Best Cinematography, Janusz Kaminski; Best Director, Steven Spielberg; Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing; Best Sound.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A, brutal violence, coarse language.
Description: 2 videodiscs (169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 4/3 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English & French).
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film --
Disc 2. Special features.
Other Titles: Saving Private Ryan (Motion picture)
Faut sauver le soldat Ryan
Responsibility: Amblin Entertainment ; DreamWorks Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Ian Bryce and Mark Gordon ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

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The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honour, decency and courage.

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