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.
- ISBN: 0783231202
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, c1999.
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.
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:||
English language soundtrack (5.1 digital surround or 2.0 Dolby surround) ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.