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The Resource The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)

The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)

Label
The life of David Gale
Title
The life of David Gale
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
David Gale was an active member of Deathwatch, an anti-capital punishment activist group. Constance is a fellow Deathwatch activist. When Constance is found raped and murdered, Gale is convicted of the crime. Now Gale awaits execution, and with less than a week before his date with the fatal injection, Gale agrees to tell his story to Bitsy, a nervy journalist from a major newsmagazine. As she discusses the facts of the murder with Gale, it occurs to her that the details simply doesn't add up. Soon a mysterious stranger begins to slip evidence to her that suggests Gale has been framed
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Seresin ; art directors, Steve Arnold, Jennifer Williams ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Alex Parker, Jake Parker ; costume designer, Renée Ehrlich Kalfus ; production designer, Geoffrey Kirkland
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violent images, nudity, language and sexuality
Language note
Closed-captioned. Includes French and Spanish dubbed versions and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Gabriel Mann, Matt Craven, Leon Rippy, Rhona Mitra
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1965-
  • 1976-
  • 1944-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arnold, Steve
  • Cage, Nicolas
  • Craven, Matt
  • Hambling, Gerry
  • Kalfus, Renée Ehrlich
  • Kirkland, Geoffrey
  • Linney, Laura
  • Mann, Gabriel
  • Mitra, Rhona
  • Parker, Alan
  • Parker, Alex
  • Parker, Jake
  • Randolph, Charles
  • Rippy, Leon
  • Seresin, Michael
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Williams, Jennifer
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Dirty Hands Productions
  • Intermedia Films
  • Saturn Films
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Lethal injection (Execution)
  • Political activists
  • Women journalists
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: director commentary; deleted scenes; making-of documentary; film score featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm52362650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780783268781
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192198625
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, DTS, stereo., surround, digitally recorded, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The life of David Gale, Universal Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Saturn Films/Dirty Hands production, an Alan Parker film ; producers, Alan Parker, Nicolas Cage ; writer, Charles Randolph ; director, Alan Parker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: director commentary; deleted scenes; making-of documentary; film score featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm52362650
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780783268781
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192198625
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, DTS, stereo., surround, digitally recorded, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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