Coverart for item
The Resource The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording DVD)

The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Related
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best cinematography, Best film editing, Best supporting actor (Ngor).
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production designed by Roy Walker ; editor, Jim Clark ; associate producer, Iain Smith ; original music composed by Mike Oldfield
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Dr. Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Craig T. Nelson, Spalding Gray, Bill Paterson, Athol Fugard, Graham Kennedy
Runtime
141
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing S. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm46453398
  • (OCoLC)46453398
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Goldcrest and International Film Investors present an Enigma production ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; produced by David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1984
  • Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg
  • Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing S. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (141 min.)
Isbn
9780790749426
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391141921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm46453398
  • (OCoLC)46453398
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

  • Barrington Area Library Main BranchBorrow it
    505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL, 60010, US
    42.159353 -88.127617
  • Barrington Area Library South BranchBorrow it
    3 Tennis Club Lane, South Barrington, IL, 60010, US
    42.073342 -88.144884
Processing Feedback ...