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The Resource The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce

The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce

Label
The quiet American
Title
The quiet American
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Cataloging source
GGC
Characteristic
videorecording
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Quiet American (Motion picture : 2002)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editor, John Scott; original music composer, Craig Armstrong ; costume designer, Norma Moriceau ; production designer, Roger Ford
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for images of violence and some language
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.Q54 2014
PerformerNote
Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Pham Thi Mai Hoa, Quang Hai, Rade Sherbedgia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1953-
  • 1968-
  • 1952-
  • 1946-
  • 1952-
  • 1959-
  • 1904-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Horberg, William
  • Ahrenberg, Staffan
  • Hampton, Christopher
  • Schenkkan, Robert
  • Noyce, Phillip
  • Caine, Michael
  • Fraser, Brendan
  • Hải Yến, Đỗ Thị
  • Ma, Tzi
  • Stanton, Robert
  • Osborne, Holmes
  • Phạm, Thị Mai Hoa
  • Hai, Quang
  • Šerbedžija, Rade
  • Doyle, Christopher
  • Scott, John
  • Armstrong, Craig
  • Moriceau, Norma
  • Ford, Roger
  • Greene, Graham
  • Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
  • Miramax Films
  • Intermedia Films
  • Saga Pictures (Firm)
  • IMF Productions (Firm)
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greene, Graham
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
Technique
live action
Label
The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel by Graham Greene
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features include: anatomy of a scene; feature commentary with cast and crew; behind-the-scenes featurette; original featurette; original book reviews
  • Videorecording
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 101 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398137832
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
44670
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1033989
  • (OCoLC)890016097
  • 1025109
  • (OCoLC)ocn890016097
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The quiet American, Miramax Films and Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Saga Pictures, IMF production ; produced by William Horberg, Staffan Ahrenberg ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Phillip Noyce
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel by Graham Greene
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features include: anatomy of a scene; feature commentary with cast and crew; behind-the-scenes featurette; original featurette; original book reviews
  • Videorecording
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 101 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398137832
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
44670
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1033989
  • (OCoLC)890016097
  • 1025109
  • (OCoLC)ocn890016097
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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