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The Resource Blood diamond, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick, (videorecording)

Blood diamond, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick, (videorecording)

Label
Blood diamond
Title
Blood diamond
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Eduardo Serra ; edited by Steven Rosenblum ; music by James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Dan Weil ; special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould ; visual effects supervisor, Jeffrey A. Okun
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; strong violence and language
Language note
English (PCM 5.1, Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Jimi Mistry, Michael Sheen, Arnold Vosloo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weinstein, Paula
  • Zwick, Edward
  • King, Graham
  • Gorfil, Gillian
  • Leavitt, Charles
  • Mitchell, C. Gaby
  • DiCaprio, Leonardo
  • Connelly, Jennifer
  • Hounsou, Djimon
  • Mistry, Jimi
  • Sheen, Michael
  • Vosloo, Arnold
  • Herskovitz, Marshall
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Virtual Studios
  • Spring Creek Productions
  • Bedford Falls Company
  • Initial Entertainment Group
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smugglers
  • Fishers
  • Sierra Leone
  • Diamonds
  • Draft
  • Sierra Leone
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Blood diamond, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Blu-ray Disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Commentary with director Edward Zwick; "Focus points" featurettes and production diaries; "Blood on the stone:" follow a diamond's path from the ground to the store; "Becoming Archer:" profiling Leonardo DiCaprio; "Journalism on the front line:" Jennifer Connelly on women journalists at war; "Inside the siege of Freetown:" Edward Zwick on one of the movie's pivotal sequences; music video "Shine on" by Nas; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781419845710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391117674
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
111767
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)156950016
  • ocn156950016
  • OCoLC
System details
  • DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; PCM 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, BD-50, 1080p High Definition. Special features only: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, 480i or 480p Standard Definition
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Blood diamond, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios, a Spring Creek/Bedford Falls production in association with Initial Entertainment Group, an Edward Zwick film ; produced by Paula Weinstein, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Graham King, Gillian Gorfil ; story by Charles Leavitt and C. Gaby Mitchell ; screenplay by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Edward Zwick, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Blu-ray Disc
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Commentary with director Edward Zwick; "Focus points" featurettes and production diaries; "Blood on the stone:" follow a diamond's path from the ground to the store; "Becoming Archer:" profiling Leonardo DiCaprio; "Journalism on the front line:" Jennifer Connelly on women journalists at war; "Inside the siege of Freetown:" Edward Zwick on one of the movie's pivotal sequences; music video "Shine on" by Nas; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781419845710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391117674
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
111767
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)156950016
  • ocn156950016
  • OCoLC
System details
  • DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; PCM 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, BD-50, 1080p High Definition. Special features only: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, 480i or 480p Standard Definition
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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