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The Resource Tower of the firstborn, Lions Gate Entertainment ; Beta ; [presented by] TaurusFilm ; TaurusFilm producers, Brendan Fitzgerald, Jonas Bauer Rai ; producers, Eleonora Andreatta, Francesco Nardella ; Filmalpha producers, Enzo Giulioli, Marco Gallo ; produced by Mario Gallo ; story by Valerio M. Manfredi, Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; screenplay by Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; English dialogue written by Mark Princi ; directed by Alberto Negrin, (videorecording)

Tower of the firstborn, Lions Gate Entertainment ; Beta ; [presented by] TaurusFilm ; TaurusFilm producers, Brendan Fitzgerald, Jonas Bauer Rai ; producers, Eleonora Andreatta, Francesco Nardella ; Filmalpha producers, Enzo Giulioli, Marco Gallo ; produced by Mario Gallo ; story by Valerio M. Manfredi, Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; screenplay by Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; English dialogue written by Mark Princi ; directed by Alberto Negrin, (videorecording)

Label
Tower of the firstborn
Title
Tower of the firstborn
Statement of responsibility
Lions Gate Entertainment ; Beta ; [presented by] TaurusFilm ; TaurusFilm producers, Brendan Fitzgerald, Jonas Bauer Rai ; producers, Eleonora Andreatta, Francesco Nardella ; Filmalpha producers, Enzo Giulioli, Marco Gallo ; produced by Mario Gallo ; story by Valerio M. Manfredi, Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; screenplay by Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; English dialogue written by Mark Princi ; directed by Alberto Negrin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When famous archaeologist John Shannon goes missing deep in the African Sahara, his daughter Diane, working in the secret archives of the Vatican, desperately searches for the answers she needs to find him again. Partnering with Dr. Neal Hogan, Diane begins her search for the Tower of the Firstborn, said to house one of Christianity's greatest unsolved mysteries, and hopefully the key to her father's whereabouts. But Diane and Neal are not the only people searching for the Tower and the desert is filled with many who are determined to destroy anyone who gets too close ..
Cataloging source
NOG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Danielle Nannuzzi ; editor, Bryan Oates ; music composer and orchestrator, Ennio Morricone ; costume designer, Alberto Verso ; production designer, Giantito Burchellaro
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence
Language note
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ben Cross, Peter Weller, Ione Skye, Marco Bonini, Guy Lankester, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Romina Mondello, Heino Ferch, Max Volkert, Martens Ralf Herforth, Antonella Lualdi, Gabriele Ferzetti
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-1984
  • 1940-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gallo, Mario
  • Negrin, Alberto
  • Cross, Ben
  • Weller, Peter
  • Skye, Ione
  • Donnadieu, Bernard-Pierre
  • Manfredi, Valerio
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
  • TaurusFilm GmbH
  • Lionsgate (Firm)
Runtime
190
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women archivists
  • Archaeologists
  • Missing persons
  • Mysteries, Religious
  • Sahara
  • Vatican City
  • Manfredi, Valerio
  • Motion pictures, Italian
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tower of the firstborn, Lions Gate Entertainment ; Beta ; [presented by] TaurusFilm ; TaurusFilm producers, Brendan Fitzgerald, Jonas Bauer Rai ; producers, Eleonora Andreatta, Francesco Nardella ; Filmalpha producers, Enzo Giulioli, Marco Gallo ; produced by Mario Gallo ; story by Valerio M. Manfredi, Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; screenplay by Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; English dialogue written by Mark Princi ; directed by Alberto Negrin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel "La torre della solitudine" by Valerio M. Manfredi
  • Special features: Trailer gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn123956235
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 190 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 TOWER ; L ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Col. ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0804MW189.
Other control number
  • 012236212591
  • 00012236212591
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 123956235
  • (Sirsi) 123956235
  • (OCoLC)123956235
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1surround, digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tower of the firstborn, Lions Gate Entertainment ; Beta ; [presented by] TaurusFilm ; TaurusFilm producers, Brendan Fitzgerald, Jonas Bauer Rai ; producers, Eleonora Andreatta, Francesco Nardella ; Filmalpha producers, Enzo Giulioli, Marco Gallo ; produced by Mario Gallo ; story by Valerio M. Manfredi, Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; screenplay by Luigi Montefiori, Alberto Negrin ; English dialogue written by Mark Princi ; directed by Alberto Negrin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel "La torre della solitudine" by Valerio M. Manfredi
  • Special features: Trailer gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn123956235
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 190 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 TOWER ; L ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Col. ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0804MW189.
Other control number
  • 012236212591
  • 00012236212591
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 123956235
  • (Sirsi) 123956235
  • (OCoLC)123956235
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1surround, digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD

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