The Resource Midnight express, Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)

Midnight express, Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)

Label
Midnight express
Title
Midnight express
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An American is busted trying to smuggle hashish into Turkey and is sentenced to life in prison
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1978: Best Adapted Screenplay ; Best Original Score
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Giorgio Moroder
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A
Language note
  • Can be viewed subtitled in English, French or Spanish, or dubbed in French
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1938-
  • 1941-
  • 1949-1991
  • 1940-2017
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parker, Alan
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Marshall, Alan
  • Puttnam, David
  • Davis, Brad
  • Hurt, John
  • Quaid, Randy
  • Hayes, Billy
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Casablanca Filmworks
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hayes, Billy
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners
  • Smuggling
  • Hashish
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Midnight express, Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the true story of Billy Hayes from the book by Billy Hayes with William Hoffer
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features: Commentary with director Alan Parker; 3 new featurettes: "The producers", "The production" and "The finished film"; photo gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396247895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbg00085874
  • 736524
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French), mono. (English), mastered in high definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Midnight express, Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the true story of Billy Hayes from the book by Billy Hayes with William Hoffer
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features: Commentary with director Alan Parker; 3 new featurettes: "The producers", "The production" and "The finished film"; photo gallery
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396247895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24789
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbg00085874
  • 736524
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French), mono. (English), mastered in high definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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