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Title The quiet American [videorecording] / Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises/Saga Pictures/IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce.

Imprint [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    QUI    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    QUI    Staff Reported Missing
Description 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Graham Greene.
Special features: anatomy of a scene; feature commentary with director Phillip Noyce, actors Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, and Tzi Ma, executive producer Sydney Pollack, producers Staffan Ahrenberg and William Horberg, co-writer Christopher Hampton, and interpreter and advisor to Phillip Noyce, Tran An Hua; original featurette; DVD-ROM: enhanced Vietnam study guide; original book reviews "The Quiet American."
Credits Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editor, John Scott; original music composer, Craig Armstrong.
Cast Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Pham Thi Mai Hoa, Quang Hai, Rade Sherbedgia.
Summary A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for images of violence and some language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
DVD-ROM drive required for access to DVD-ROM features.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Horberg, William.
Ahrenberg, Staffan.
Hampton, Christopher, 1946-
Schenkkan, Robert, 1953-
Noyce, Phillip.
Caine, Michael.
Fraser, Brendan, 1968-
Yen, Do Thi Hai.
Ma, Tzi.
Stanton, Robert.
Osborne, Holmes, 1952-
Hoa, Pham Thi Mai.
Hai, Quang.
Šerbedžija, Rade, 1946-
Doyle, Christopher, 1952-
Scott, John.
Armstrong, Craig.
Moriceau, Norma.
Ford, Roger.
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. Quiet American.
Mirage Enterprises.
Miramax Films.
Intermedia Films.
Saga Pictures (Firm)
IMF Productions (Firm)
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Quiet American (Motion picture : 2002)
ISBN 0788846167
Standard No. 786936219760
Music No. 30831 Miramax Home Entertainment

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