The Resource Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording)

Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording)

Label
Amistad
Title
Amistad
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Awards note
Academy Award Nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Hopkins), Best Music, Best Costume Design, and Best Cinematography.
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for some scenes of strong brutal violence and some related nudity
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1995.9.S557
LC item number
  • .A48 2004
  • A48 2004
PerformerNote
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård, Razaaq Adoti, Abu Bakaar Fofanah, Anna Paquin, Tomas Milian, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Derrick N. Ashong, Geno Silva, John Ortiz, Ralph Brown, Darren Burrows, Allan Rich, Paul Guilfoyle, Peter Firth, Xander Berkeley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1950-
  • 1937-
  • 1964-
  • 1969-
  • 1977-
  • 1957-
  • 1966-
  • 1926-
  • 1953-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Allen, Debbie
  • Wilson, Colin
  • Hawthorne, Nigel
  • Hopkins, Anthony
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • McConaughey, Matthew
  • Paymer, David
  • Postlethwaite, Pete
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Adoti, Razaaq
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Milian, Tomas
  • Ejiofor, Chiwetel
  • Ortiz, John
  • Brown, Ralph
  • Burrows, Darren E.
  • Rich, Allan
  • Guilfoyle, Paul
  • Firth, Peter
  • Berkeley, Xander
  • Pesci, David
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • HBO Pictures
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pesci, David
  • Cinque
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Amistad (Schooner)
  • Slave insurrections
  • Trials (Mutiny)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm43439976
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (155 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 AMISTAD ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD149, #4, 6@9.99, LAP/TKG]
Other control number
667068416220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43439976
System details
DVD region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1) ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amistad, [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures ; in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm43439976
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (155 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 AMISTAD ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; [B14MD149, #4, 6@9.99, LAP/TKG]
Other control number
667068416220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84162
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43439976
System details
DVD region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1) ; Dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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