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Saving Private Ryan

Author: Steven SpielbergRobert RodatTom HanksEdward BurnsTom SizemoreAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Dreamworks Home Entertainment ; Universal City, CA : Distributed by Universal Home Video, 2004, 1998.
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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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Spielberg; Robert Rodat; Tom Hanks; Edward Burns; Tom Sizemore; Jeremy Davies; Vin Diesel; Adam Goldberg; Barry Pepper; Giovanni Ribisi; Matt Damon; John Williams; Dreamworks Pictures.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Amblin Entertainment (Firm); Mutual Film Company.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 706047557
Language Note: English; English or Spanish subtitles
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features: an inside look with the filmmakers; looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision; the making of a platoon; boot camp for the cast; re-creating D-Day; Omaha Beach; an introduction by Steven Spielberg; music and sound; parting words.
Credits: Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams.
Performer(s): Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Tome Sizemore, Jeremy Davies, Vin Diesel, Adam Goldberg, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi, Matt Damon.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for intense prolonged realstic graphic sequences of war violence, and for language.
Description: 2 videodiscs (DVD) (169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 album (32 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS SDDS.
Responsibility: Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon & Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rotat ; directed by Steven Spielberg. Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams.

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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 furture with honor, decency, and courage.

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