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Blood diamond

Author: Paula WeinsteinEdward ZwickMarshall HerskovitzGraham KingGillian GorfilAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [HD DVD version]View all editions and formats
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An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Feature films
Suspense films
Adventure films
War films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Thriller
Adventure
War
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Weinstein; Edward Zwick; Marshall Herskovitz; Graham King; Gillian Gorfil; Charles Leavitt; C Gaby Mitchell; Leonardo DiCaprio; Jennifer Connelly; Djimon Hounsou; Jimi Mistry; Michael Sheen; Arnold Vosloo; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Virtual Studios.; Spring Creek Productions.; Bedford Falls Company.; Initial Entertainment Group.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419845705 9781419845703
OCLC Number: 156950021
Language Note: English (TrueHD 5.1, DDP 5.1), dubbed French (DDP 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (DDP 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: In-movie experience with director Edward Zwick; commentary with director Edward Zwick; "Blood on the stone:" follow a diamond's path from the ground to the store; "Becoming Archer:" profiling Leonardo DiCaprio; "Journalism on the front line:" Jennifer Connelly on women journalists at war; "Inside the siege of Freetown:" Edward Zwick on one of the movie's pivotal sequences; music video "Shine on" by Nas; theatrical trailer; use the Internet connection to access maps of conflict and offer opinions in the online pole.
Credits: Director of photography, Eduardo Serra ; edited by Steven Rosenblum ; music by James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Dan Weil ; special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould ; visual effects supervisor, Jeffrey A. Okun.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Jimi Mistry, Michael Sheen, Arnold Vosloo.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround, HD-30DL, 1080p High Definition. Special features only: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 480i or 480p Standard Definition.; HD DVD.; This is a High Definition disc and will only play in HD DVD players and drives.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick.

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An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.

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