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Philadelphia [videorecording] / TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767882490
  • ISBN: 9780767882491
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
With Note:
MARCIVE 12/19/07
Formatted Contents Note:
[disc 1]: movie -- [disc 2]: special features.
Creation/Production 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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
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".
Subject: Homophobia > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Discrimination in employment > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
AIDS (Disease) > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Trials (Duress) > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Legal drama (Literature)
Video recordings.

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