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The Resource Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An idealistic new recruit arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his enemy is not just the Viet Cong, but also gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1987: Oscar - Best Director (Oliver Stone) ; Best Film Editing (Claire Simpson) ; Best Picture (Arnold Kopelson) ; Best Sound (John Wilkinson, Richard D. Rogers, Charles Grenzbach, Simon Kaye).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Georges Delerue
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
DS557.73
LC item number
.P53 2006
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1925-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Kopelson, Arnold
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Dye, Dale
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Stone; optional audio commentary by military adviser Dale Dye
  • Special features (disc 2): deleted scenes & extended scenes (11 min.), with optional audio commentary by Stone; "Snapshot in time : 1967-'68" documentary (19 min.); "Creating the 'Nam" documentary (12 min.); "Raw wounds : the legacy of 'Platoon'" documentary (17 min.); "One war, many stories" documentary (25 min.); "Tour of the inferno : revisiting 'Platoon'" documentary (53 min.); "Preparing for the Nam" documentary (7 min.); behind-the-scenes photo gallery; poster art gallery; 3 television spots; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm68967934
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616144874
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
14487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424811120
System details
DVD, region 1; DTS or Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital surround in French, or Dolby digital stereo, in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Stone; optional audio commentary by military adviser Dale Dye
  • Special features (disc 2): deleted scenes & extended scenes (11 min.), with optional audio commentary by Stone; "Snapshot in time : 1967-'68" documentary (19 min.); "Creating the 'Nam" documentary (12 min.); "Raw wounds : the legacy of 'Platoon'" documentary (17 min.); "One war, many stories" documentary (25 min.); "Tour of the inferno : revisiting 'Platoon'" documentary (53 min.); "Preparing for the Nam" documentary (7 min.); behind-the-scenes photo gallery; poster art gallery; 3 television spots; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm68967934
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616144874
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
14487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424811120
System details
DVD, region 1; DTS or Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital surround in French, or Dolby digital stereo, in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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