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The Resource The Mauritanian, directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production

The Mauritanian, directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production

Label
The Mauritanian
Title
The Mauritanian
Statement of responsibility
directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of Slahi's fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander and her associate Teri Duncan who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch, uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up
Cataloging source
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Alwin H. Küchler ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Tom Hodge
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R (violence including a sexual assault, and language)
Language note
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.M38 2021
PerformerNote
Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usamani, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1976-
  • 1969-
  • 1981-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macdonald, Kevin
  • Bronner, Michael
  • Haines, Rory
  • Noshirvani, Sohrab
  • Ackland, Adam
  • Clarke, Leah
  • Cumberbatch, Benedict
  • Levin, Lloyd
  • Levin, Beatriz
  • Holder, Mark
  • Holder, Christine
  • Smith, Branwen Prestwood
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Rahim, Tahar
  • Levi, Zachary
  • Usmani, Saamer
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • Slahi, Mohamedou Ould
  • STXfilms (Firm)
  • 30West (Firm)
  • Topic Studios
  • BBC Films
  • Great Point Media
  • Shadowplay Features
  • SunnyMarch TV (Firm)
  • Wonder Street (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slahi, Mohamedou Ould
  • Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
  • Political prisoners
  • False arrest
  • Mauritanians
  • False arrest
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The Mauritanian, directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based upon the book "Guantánamo diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi and edited by Larry Siems
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2021
  • Widescreen (2.39:1)
  • Special features: Alternate opening; Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes of The Mauritanian; A look at director Kevin Macdonald
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9786318479929
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 191329162187
  • 191329163214
  • 00191329162187
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1964215463
  • 64215463
  • 2136721
  • 1163485
  • 2136720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2003794
  • (OCoLC)1242982718
  • 2003794
  • (OCoLC)on1242982718
  • 2003794
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Mauritanian, directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based upon the book "Guantánamo diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi and edited by Larry Siems
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2021
  • Widescreen (2.39:1)
  • Special features: Alternate opening; Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes of The Mauritanian; A look at director Kevin Macdonald
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Isbn
9786318479929
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 191329162187
  • 191329163214
  • 00191329162187
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1964215463
  • 64215463
  • 2136721
  • 1163485
  • 2136720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2003794
  • (OCoLC)1242982718
  • 2003794
  • (OCoLC)on1242982718
  • 2003794
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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