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Saving Private Ryan

Author: Steven Spielberg; Tom Hanks
Publisher: [Australia] : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView 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; Tom Hanks
OCLC Number: 826426878
Notes: Winner 5 Acadmey Awards including best director Steven Spielberg 1998 -- Cover.
Censorship classification: MA.
Credits: Producers, Steven Spielberg, Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn; writer, Robert Rodat; director, Steven Spielberg; music, John Williams.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Davies.
Description: 2 videodiscs (DVD) (246 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film --
Disc 2. Bonus features.
Responsibility: 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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