Born on the Fourth of July [Blu-ray]
Blu-ray

Born on the Fourth of July [Blu-ray]

By Stone, Oliver.
Ho, A. Kitman.

Genre Feature films.

Audience Adults

Published [2012] by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Universal City, CA

UPC 191329089903

Bib Id 2551306

Description 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

More Details

Leader
06120cgm a2201117 i 4500
ISBN
$11.25
UPC
191329089903
Language
eng fre spa
Call #
Blu-ray B
Uniform Title
Born on the Fourth of July (Motion picture)
Title
Born on the Fourth of July [Blu-ray]
Description
1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Form of Work
Motion pictures
Note
Based on the book by Ron Kovic.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives: back story-Born on the Fourth of July; 100 years of Universal: Academy Award winners; 100 years of Universal: the '80s.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; film editing, David Brenner, Joe Hutshing; music by, John Williams.
Cast
Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger.
Summary
Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
Blu-ray disc; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS HD Master Audio 5.1(English) or DTS 5.1 (French, Spanish) sound formats; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; with optional Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Awards
Academy Awards, 1990: Best Director (Oliver Stone), Best Film Editing (David Brenner, Joe Hutshing). BMI Film & TV Awards, 1990: BMI Film Music Award (John Williams). Directors Guild of America,1990: DGA Award in Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures (Oliver Stone [and others]). Golden Globes, 1990: Best Director - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone), Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Tom Cruise), Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Oliver Stone, Ron Kovich), Political Film Society, 1991: PFS Award in Democracy.
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Fiction films.
War films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Biographies
Added Author

FORMATS

SERIES

TAGS

Availability

Locations