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Amistad

Author: John WilliamsJanusz KamińskiStellan SkarsgårdPete PostlethwaiteDavid PaymerAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

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.

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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: John Quincy Adams; Cinque; John Quincy Adams; Cinque.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Williams; Janusz Kamiński; Stellan Skarsgård; Pete Postlethwaite; David Paymer; Matthew McConaughey; Djimon Hounsou; Anthony Hopkins; Nigel Hawthorne; Morgan Freeman; David Franzoni; Colin Wilson; Debbie Allen; Steven Spielberg; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm); HBO Pictures.; Dreamworks Pictures.
ISBN: 9780783231204 0783231202
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 827773339
Notes: Special features include: theatrical trailer; Making of Amistad; production notes; cast and crew biographies.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen format (aspect ratio: 1.85:1).
Other Titles: Amistad (Motion picture)
Responsibility: DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with HBO Pictures a Steven Spielberg film ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by David Franzoni ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson.

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Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

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.

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