The Resource The killing fields, Goldcrest and International Film Investors present ; an Enigma production ; produced by David Puttnam ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; directed by Roland Joffé

The killing fields, Goldcrest and International Film Investors present ; an Enigma production ; produced by David Puttnam ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; directed by Roland Joffé

Label
The killing fields
Title
The killing fields
Statement of responsibility
Goldcrest and International Film Investors present ; an Enigma production ; produced by David Puttnam ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; directed by Roland Joffé
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution
Member of
Awards note
Winner, Academy Awards USA, 1985: Best Cinematography (Chris Menges), Best Film Editing (Jim Clark), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Haing S. Ngor).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Killing fields (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges; editor, Jim Clark; original music, Mike Oldfield
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with English and French subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K55 2016
PerformerNote
Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, Craig T. Nelson, John Malkovich, Athol Fugard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1941-
  • 1946-
  • 1934-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Joffé, Roland
  • Puttnam, David
  • Robinson, Bruce
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Ngor, Haing
  • Nelson, Craig T.
  • Malkovich, John
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
142
Series statement
Warner archive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dith Pran
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Dith Pran
  • Schanberg, Sydney H.
  • Political atrocities
  • Political persecution
  • Journalists
  • Journalists
  • Political atrocities
  • Political persecution
  • Social conditions
  • Cambodia
  • Cambodia
  • Cambodia
Technique
live action
Label
The killing fields, Goldcrest and International Film Investors present ; an Enigma production ; produced by David Puttnam ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; directed by Roland Joffé
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Adapted from "The death and life of Dith Pran" by Sydney Schanberg in the New York Times Magazine
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by director Roland Joffe ; Theatrical trailer
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 (142 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574446215
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000632438
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962372886
  • 1519469
  • (OCoLC)ocn962372886
System details
DVD, region 0, widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing fields, Goldcrest and International Film Investors present ; an Enigma production ; produced by David Puttnam ; screenplay by Bruce Robinson ; directed by Roland Joffé
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Adapted from "The death and life of Dith Pran" by Sydney Schanberg in the New York Times Magazine
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Widescreen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by director Roland Joffe ; Theatrical trailer
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 (142 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574446215
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000632438
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962372886
  • 1519469
  • (OCoLC)ocn962372886
System details
DVD, region 0, widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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