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Title Midnight express [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Casablanca Filmworks production of an Alan Parker film ; screenplay by Oliver Stone ; produced by Alan Marshall and David Puttnam ; directed by Alan Parker.

Imprint [United States] : [Distributed by] Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2008.


Edition 30th anniversary ed. ; Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the true story of Billy Hayes from the book by Billy Hayes with William Hoffer.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Special features: Commentary with director Alan Parker; 3 new featurettes: "The producers", "The production" and "The finished film"; photo gallery; photo booket & essay from Parker's on-set experiences.
Credits Cinematography, Michael Seresin ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Giorgio Moroder.
Cast Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid.
Summary An American is busted trying to smuggle hashish into Turkey and is sentenced to life in prison.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and French), mono. (English), mastered in high definition.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Academy Awards (1978): Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Stone); Best Music, Original Score (Moroder)
Subject Hayes, Billy -- Drama.
Hayes, Billy -- Teatro.
Prisons -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Drama.
Smuggling -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- Drama.
Hashish -- Drama.
Prisioneros -- Turquía -- Istanbul -- Teatro.
Presos -- Turquía -- Istanbul -- Teatro.
Contrabando -- Turquía -- Istanbul -- Teatro.
Hachís -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Adventure films.
Adventure -- Feature.
Prison films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Feature films
Added Author Parker, Alan, 1944-
Stone, Oliver.
Marshall, Alan, 1938-
Puttnam, David, 1941-
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991.
Hurt, John, 1940-
Quaid, Randy, 1953-
Hayes, Billy. Midnight express.
Hoffer, William. Midnight express.
Columbia Pictures.
Casablanca Filmworks.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 142488442X
Standard No. 043396226098
Music No. 22609 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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