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Taking Chance

Author: Lori Keith DouglasMichael R StroblRoss KatzKevin BaconMarcelo ZarvosAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Made-for-TV movies
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Keith Douglas; Michael R Strobl; Ross Katz; Kevin Bacon; Marcelo Zarvos; HBO Films.; Civil Dawn Pictures (Firm); Motion Picture Corporation of America.; Home Box Office (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419872524 9781419872525
OCLC Number: 314188751
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: "Bearing witness:" a featurette that includes interviews with Chance Phelps' friends and family as well as a section on the real Lt. Col. Michael Strobl; "The real Chance Phelps:" interviews, home movies and personal photos help to paint a more vivid picture of this hero; "From script to screen:" a featurette on how Taking Chance was made, from concept through production; deleted scene: I'll watch over him.
Credits: Director of photography, Alar Kivilo ; editors, Lee Percy, Brian A. Kates ; music composer, Marcelo Zarvos.
Cast: Kevin Bacon.
Target Audience: TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Special features: "Bearing witness:" a featurette that includes interviews with Chance Phelps' friends and family as well as a section on the real Lt. Col. Michael Strobl; "The real Chance Phelps:" interviews, home movies and personal photos help to paint a more vivid picture of this hero; "From script to screen:" a featurette on how Taking Chance was made, from concept through production; deleted scene: I'll watch over him --
Language: English 5.1 ; Spanish 2.0 --Subtitles: Egnlish, . French, Spanish, Portuguese.
Responsibility: HBO Films presents a Civil Dawn Pictures and Motion Picture Corporation of America production ; produced by Lori Keith Douglas ; screenplay by Lt. Col. Michael R. Strobl, USMC (Ret.) and Ross Katz ; directed by Ross Katz.

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The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes.

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