The Resource Taxi to the dark side, a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions, (videorecording)

Taxi to the dark side, a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions, (videorecording)

Label
Taxi to the dark side
Title
Taxi to the dark side
Statement of responsibility
a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pus
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes the erosion of our civil rights
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2008: Best Documentary, Features.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Sloane Klevin ; cinematography by Maryse Alberti, Greg Andracke ; music, Ivor Guest, Robert Logan ; narrator, Alex Gibney
Dewey number
363.320973
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English and Pashto with English subtitles; with optional English SDH and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
HV6433.A34
LC item number
T39 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gibney, Alex
  • Orner, Eva
  • Shipman, Susannah
  • Jigsaw Productions
  • Tall Woods (Firm)
  • Wider Film Projects (Firm)
  • X-Ray Productions (Firm)
  • Discovery Channel (Firm)
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-
  • Prisoners of war
  • Abu Ghraib Prison
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Guerra contra el terrorismo
  • Prisioneros de guerra
  • Prisioneros de guerra
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Taxi to the dark side, a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: commentary by director Alex Gibney; Frank Gibney interview; outtakes; Alex Gibney on PBS Now; Robert Scheer interviews; Alex Gibney on Link TV; trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn229179766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381494020
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TF4940DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)229179766
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taxi to the dark side, a film by Alex Gibney ; Jigsaw Productions presents ; in association with Tall Woods and Wider Film Projects ; written & directed by Alex Gibney ; produced by Alex Gibney, Eva Orner, Susannah Shipman ; produced in association with the Discovery Channel ; Xray Productions, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: commentary by director Alex Gibney; Frank Gibney interview; outtakes; Alex Gibney on PBS Now; Robert Scheer interviews; Alex Gibney on Link TV; trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn229179766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381494020
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
TF4940DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)229179766
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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