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Amistad / [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures in association with HBO Pictures ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD AMI 000148863 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783235453
  • ISBN: 9780783235455
  • ISBN: 0783231202
  • ISBN: 9780783231204
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, ©1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1997.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski; film editor, Michael Kahn; music, John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgård.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
DVD; DTS 5.1 surround and Dolby surround; dual layer; widescreen (1.85:1).
Language Note:
English language soundtrack (5.1 digital surround or 2.0 Dolby surround); closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards' BFCA Award for Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Hopkins)
European Film Awards' Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema Award (Stellan Skarsgard)
Golden Satellite Award for Outstanding Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski)
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture (Djimon Hounsou)
Subject: Amistad (Schooner) > Drama.
Amistad (Schooner)
Feature films.
Slave insurrections > United States > Drama.
Feature films.
Slave insurrections.
United States.
Genre: Videorecording.
Feature films.
Drama.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Feature films.