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Amistad [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson.

Available copies

  • 17 of 19 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Douglas Library of Hebron.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Douglas Library of Hebron DVD AMI (Text to phone) 33400148840997 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features include: scene selection ; theatrical trailer ; Making of Amistad ; production notes ; cast and crew biographies.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
English language soundtrack (5.1 digital surround or 2.0 Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Cinque > Drama.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 > Drama.
Amistad (Schooner) > Drama.
Slave insurrections > United States > Drama.
Trials (Mutiny) > United States > Drama.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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