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The Resource Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)

Label
Platoon
Title
Platoon
Statement of responsibility
an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best picture, Director, Film editing, Sound, 1986.
Cataloging source
IAK
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Platoon (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music, Georges Delerue ; director of photography, Robert Richardson ; art direction, Rodell Cruz, Sherman Williams ; military technical advisor, Captain Dale Dye
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles, closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Francesco Quinn, Keith David, Forest Whitaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1963-2011
  • 1925-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Kopelson, Arnold
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Sheen, Charlie
  • Quinn, Francesco
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • David, Keith
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Dye, Dale
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios
  • Orion Pictures
Runtime
120
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  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • United States
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War
  • Soldiers
  • Armed Forces
  • Soldiers
  • War
Technique
live action
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodiscc (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616851567
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn743452031
  • (OCoLC)743452031
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1), region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital English 5.1, Spanish surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Platoon, an Orion Pictures release ; Hemdale Film Corporation presents an Arnold Kopelson production of an Oliver Stone film ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodiscc (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616851567
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn743452031
  • (OCoLC)743452031
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1), region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital English 5.1, Spanish surround
Video recording format
DVD

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