The Resource K-19 : the widowmaker, Paramount Pictures and Intermedia Films present ; a National Geographic/Palomar Pictures, First Light/IMF production ; producers, Kathryn Bigelow, Joni Sighvatsson, Christine Whitaker, Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay writers, Christopher Kyle, Louis Nowra ; director, Kathryn Bigelow

K-19 : the widowmaker, Paramount Pictures and Intermedia Films present ; a National Geographic/Palomar Pictures, First Light/IMF production ; producers, Kathryn Bigelow, Joni Sighvatsson, Christine Whitaker, Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay writers, Christopher Kyle, Louis Nowra ; director, Kathryn Bigelow

Label
K-19 : the widowmaker
Title
K-19
Title remainder
the widowmaker
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures and Intermedia Films present ; a National Geographic/Palomar Pictures, First Light/IMF production ; producers, Kathryn Bigelow, Joni Sighvatsson, Christine Whitaker, Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay writers, Christopher Kyle, Louis Nowra ; director, Kathryn Bigelow
Title variation
K-nineteen
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composterexpression
LsWWMSfEuBo
Credits note
Director of photography, Jeff Croeneenweth ; editor, Walter Murch ; original music, Klaus Badelt ; costume designer, Marit Allen ; production designers, Karl Juliusson, Michael Novotny
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13 for disturbing images
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
English and dubbed French; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joss Ackland, John Shrapnel, Donald Sumpter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2020
  • 1950-
  • 1942-
  • 1928-
  • 1943-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bigelow, Kathryn
  • Sigurjón Sighvatsson
  • Whitaker, Christine
  • Feldman, Edward S.
  • Kyle, Christopher
  • Nowra, Louis
  • Ford, Harrison
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Ackland, Joss
  • Shrapnel, John
  • Sumpter, Donald
  • Cronenweth, Jeff
  • Murch, Walter
  • Badelt, Klaus
  • Allen, Marit
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Intermedia Films
  • National Geographic Feature Films
  • Palomar Pictures International
  • First Light (Firm)
  • IMF Productions (Firm)
Runtime
138
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
  • Nuclear submarines
  • Navies
  • Navies
  • Nuclear submarines
  • French language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
K-19 : the widowmaker, Paramount Pictures and Intermedia Films present ; a National Geographic/Palomar Pictures, First Light/IMF production ; producers, Kathryn Bigelow, Joni Sighvatsson, Christine Whitaker, Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay writers, Christopher Kyle, Louis Nowra ; director, Kathryn Bigelow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: director & cinematographer commentary; 3 featurettes; the making-of "K-19: the widowmaker"; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Commentary by director Kathryn Bigelow and cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth -- The Making of K-19 : the widowmaker -- 3 featurettes: Exploring the craft: Make-up techniques ; Breaching the hull ; It's in the details -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English Dolby surround ; French Dolby surround -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm50812297
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429283535
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 34021
  • 59191446000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
PAR340214D
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround, enhanced for 16:9 TVs, NTSC, region 1, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
K-19 : the widowmaker, Paramount Pictures and Intermedia Films present ; a National Geographic/Palomar Pictures, First Light/IMF production ; producers, Kathryn Bigelow, Joni Sighvatsson, Christine Whitaker, Edward S. Feldman ; screenplay writers, Christopher Kyle, Louis Nowra ; director, Kathryn Bigelow
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: director & cinematographer commentary; 3 featurettes; the making-of "K-19: the widowmaker"; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Commentary by director Kathryn Bigelow and cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth -- The Making of K-19 : the widowmaker -- 3 featurettes: Exploring the craft: Make-up techniques ; Breaching the hull ; It's in the details -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English Dolby surround ; French Dolby surround -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm50812297
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429283535
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 34021
  • 59191446000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
PAR340214D
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround, enhanced for 16:9 TVs, NTSC, region 1, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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