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The Resource Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)

Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)

Label
Philadelphia
Title
Philadelphia
Statement of responsibility
TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1994: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks); Best Music, Original Song (Bruce Springsteen) For the song "Streets of Philadelphia".
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material
Language note
English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P445323 1993
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward
Runtime
125
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56749036
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780767882491
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396078536
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
07853
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Philadelphia, TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1993
  • Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm56749036
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780767882491
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396078536
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
07853
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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