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Title Platoon [videorecording] / an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone.
Published Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., [2001]
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Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Executive producers, John Daly and Derek Gibson ; co-producer, A. Kitman Ho ; director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; music, George Deleure.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Program notes ([8] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Uses Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" for the film's main theme.
System Reqs DVD; Dolby digital stereo. surround (English and French) and mono. (Spanish).
Cast Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen.
Awards Academy Award for Best picture of 1986.
Summary Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.
Language In English, French, Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Drama.
Soldiers -- United States -- Drama.
Genre War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Related Names Sheen, Charlie. Actor.
Dafoe, Willem. Actor.
Berenger, Tom, 1950- Actor.
Kopelson, Arnold. Producer.
Stone, Oliver. Director. Screenwriter.
Richardson, Robert, 1955- Cinematographer.
Simpson, Claire. Film editor.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992. Composer.
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1, op. 11, B minor. Adagio; arranged.
Orion Pictures.
Hemdale Film Corporation.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Related Titles Platoon (Motion picture)
ISBN 0792849019
Publisher # 1002044 MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
OCLC number 47093847