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Title The good German [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]

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 GDL Central Library DVD    GOO    Available
Edition Full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Credits George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Beau Bridges, Dominic Comperatore, Tony Curran, Gianfranco L'Amore, Christian Oliver, Leland Orser, Dave Power, Don Pugsley, Jack Thompson, Robin Weigert.
Director of photography, Peter Andrews ; editor, Mary Ann Bernard ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; production designer, Philip Messina.
Summary Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, violence and some sexual content.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject War correspondents -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Black market -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Intrigue -- Germany -- Berlin -- Drama.
Corresponsales de guerra -- Alemania -- Berlín -- Teatro.
Personas desaparecidas -- Alemania -- Berlín -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Cosgrove, Ben.
Jacobs, Gregory.
Attanasio, Paul, 1959-
Soderbergh, Steven, 1963-
Clooney, George.
Blanchett, Cate, 1969-
Maguire, Tobey, 1975-
Bridges, Beau.
Comperatore, Dominic, 1969-
Curran, Tony, 1969-
L'Amore, Gianfranco.
Oliver, Christian.
Orser, Leland.
Power, Dave.
Pugsley, Don.
Thompson, Jack, 1940-
Weigert, Robin, 1969-
Newman, Thomas, 1955-
Kanon, Joseph. Good German.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Virtual Studios.
Section Eight Ltd.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419818066
9781419818066
Standard No. 012569736672
Music No. 73667 Warner Home Video

 
    
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