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The Resource Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • e
Summary
Emotional look at the war in Vietnam, seen through the eyes of a young man who discovers that the Viet Cong are not the only enemies he has to fight
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1987: Oscar - Best Picture; Best Director (Oliver Stone); Best Film Editing; Best Sound.
  • Golden Globes, 1987: Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Tom Berenger); Best Director, Motion Picture; Best Screenplay, Motion Picture.
Characteristic
videorecording
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Platoon (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editor, Claire Simpson ; music, George Delerue
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, Francesco Quinn, John C. McGinley, Richard Edson, Johnny Depp
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1949-
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  • Stone, Oliver
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Depp, Johnny
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
Runtime
120
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Soldiers
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Features: Commentary with director Oliver Stone; commentary with military advisor Dale Dye; deleted & extended scenes with director's commentary; snapshot in time: 1967-1968; creating the 'Nam; raw wounds: the legacy of platoon; one war, many stories documentary; tour of the inferno documentary; preparing for 'Nam documentary; photo galleries, television spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
jll00000011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616144874
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or DTS
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Platoon, Hemdale Film Corporation ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Features: Commentary with director Oliver Stone; commentary with military advisor Dale Dye; deleted & extended scenes with director's commentary; snapshot in time: 1967-1968; creating the 'Nam; raw wounds: the legacy of platoon; one war, many stories documentary; tour of the inferno documentary; preparing for 'Nam documentary; photo galleries, television spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
jll00000011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Isbn
9781424811120
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616144874
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14487
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or DTS
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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