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Uniform Title Platoon (Motion picture)
Title Platoon [videorecording] / Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone.
Published Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., c2000.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .P538 2000    IN LIBRARY
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Contemporary classics
Contemporary classics.
Note Videodisc release of the 1986 motion picture by Hemdale Film Corporation.
Includes original theatrical trailer and booklet ([8] p. : ill ; 19 cm.) in container with information about the making of the film.
Uses Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" for the film's main theme.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Claire Simpson ; original music, George Delerue.
System Reqs DVD, NTSC, region 1, Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English), Dolby stereo surround (Spanish).
Cast Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen.
Awards Academy Awards (1987): Best director, best film editing, best picture, best sound.
Summary Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor 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.
Local Note Library's copy is missing booklet.
Language In English with optional Spanish audio track and Spanish or French subtitles; closed captioned.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Drama.
Soldiers -- United States -- Drama.
Genre War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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.
Hemdale Film Corporation.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 079284646X
Standard # 027616851567
Publisher # 1000840 MGM Home Entertainment
OCLC number 44971452