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The wire. / The complete fifth season

Author: David SimonDominic WestGbenga AkinnagbeReg E CatheyJermaine CrawfordAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : HBO Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
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Genre/Form: Mystery television programs
Television serials
Mystery
Police
Crime
Drama
Television programs
Television cop shows
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Simon; Dominic West; Gbenga Akinnagbe; Reg E Cathey; Jermaine Crawford; John Doman; Aidan Gillen; Seth Gilliam; Jamie Hector; Neal Huff; Clark Johnson; Michael Kostroff; Domenick Lombardozzi; Deirdre Lovejoy; Tom McCarthy; Michelle Paress; Clarke Peters; Wendell Pierce; Lance Reddick; Corey Parker Robinson; Andre Royo; Sonja Sohn; Isiah Whitlock; Tristan Wilds; Michael Kenneth Williams; Home Box Office (Firm); HBO Entertainment (Firm); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419867490 9781419867491
OCLC Number: 226246701
Language Note: English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on HBO television in 2008.
Full screen (4:3) presentation.
Contains all 10 episodes from the fifth season.
Special features: Disc one: "More with less" audio commentary with director/co-executive producer Joe Chappelle and cast member Wendell Pierce; "Unconfirmed reports" audio commentary with writer/cast member William F. Zorzi and director/cast member Clark Johnson ; Disc two: "Transitions" audio commentary with writer/co-executive producer Ed Burns and producer Karen Thorson; "The Dickensian aspect" audio commentary with producer George Pelecanos and director Seith Mann ; Disc three: "Took" audio commentary with director/cast member Dominic West and editor Kate Sanford ; Disc four: "-30-" audio commentary with creator David Simon and executive producer Nina K. Noble; "'The wire' : the last word" : a documentary exploring the role of the media; "'The wire' odyssey" : a retrospective of the first four seasons.
Credits: Production credits vary by episode.
Cast: Dominic West, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Reg. E. Cathey, Jermaine Crawford, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Seth Gilliam, Jamie Hector, Neal Huff, Clark Johnson, Michael Kostroff, Domenick Lombardozzi, Deirdre Lovejoy, Tom McCarthy, Michelle Paress, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Corey Parker Robinson, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Isiah Whitlock, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kenneth Williams.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-MA.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 630 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: disc one. episode 1, More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 2, Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson. episode 3, Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken --
disc two. episode 4, Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias. episode 5, React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland. episode 6, The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann --
disc three. episode 7, Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West. episode 8, Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway. episode 9, Late editions / teleplay by George Pelecanos ; story by David Simon & George Pelecanos ; directed by Joe Chappelle --
disc four. episode 10, -30- / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson.
Other Titles: Wire (Television program).
Responsibility: [presented by] HBO Entertainment ; created by David Simon.

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Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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