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

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

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Member of
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
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Platoon (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Georges Delerue
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • Canadian home video rating: R
Language note
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Kopelson, Arnold
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
120
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  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • Historical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 20th anniversary ed
  • Originally produced 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
  • Includes program notes in container insert
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616144874
  • 027616148773
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 14487
  • 14877
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68967934
  • (OCoLC)68967934
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 20th anniversary ed
  • Originally produced 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
  • Includes program notes in container insert
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616144874
  • 027616148773
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 14487
  • 14877
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68967934
  • (OCoLC)68967934
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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