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The thin red line

Author: Terrence MalickRobert Michael GeislerJohn RoberdeauGrant HillGeorge Stevens, Jr.All authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: Fox war classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: James Jones; James Jones
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terrence Malick; Robert Michael Geisler; John Roberdeau; Grant Hill; George Stevens, Jr.; John Toll, (Cinematographer); Billy Weber; Leslie Jones; Saar Klein; Hans Zimmer; Jack Fisk; Margot Wilson; Sean Penn; Adrien Brody; Jim Caviezel; Ben Chaplin; George Clooney; John Cusack; Woody Harrelson; Elias Koteas; Jared Leto; Dash Mihok; Tim Blake Nelson; Nick Nolte; John C Reilly; Larry Romano; John Savage; John Travolta; Arie Verveen; James Jones; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Phoenix Pictures.; Fox 2000 Pictures.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 48431075
Language Note: In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by James Jones.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Also issued as part of the box set: Heroes of war collection, soldiers' stories.
Credits: Director of photography, John Toll ; edited by Billy Weber, Leslie Jones, Saar Klein ; music by Hans Zimmer ; production designer, Jack Fisk ; costume designer, Margot Wilson.
Cast: Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Elias Koteas, Jared Leto, Dash Mihok, Tim Blake Nelson, Nick Nolte, John C. Reilly, Larry Romano, John Savage, John Travolta, Arie Verveen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.; Canadian home video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([8] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS, 5.1 Dolby surround, Dolby surround.
Series Title: Fox war classics.
Other Titles: Heroes of war collection, soldiers' stories.
Thin red line (Motion picture : 1998)
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; Phoenix Pictures ; Fox 2000 Pictures ; directed by Terrence Malick ; screenplay by Terrence Malick ; produced by Robert Michael Geisler, John Roberdeau, Grant Hill ; executive producer, George Stevens, Jr.

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In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war.

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