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Title All the king's men [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents in association with Relativity Media ; a Phoenix Pictures production ... [et al.] ; produced by Ken Lemberger, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, Steven Zaillian ; screenplay by Steven Zaillian ; directed by Steven Zaillian.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.


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 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD All the Kings's Men    ---  Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by Robert Penn Warren.
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Special features: The making of All the king's men (featurette) ; An American classic (featurette) ; La. confidential: on location with All the king's men (featurette) ; Shake hands with the devil (featurette) ; The legend and lore of Huey Long (featurette) ; deleted scenes.
Credits Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Wayne Wahrman ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Marit Allen ; production designer, Patrizia von Brandenstein.
Cast Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, Patricia Clarkson, Kathy Baker, Jackie Earle Haley, Anthony Hopkins.
Summary Willie Stark is an uncorrupted small-town mayor in 1950s Louisiana. He gets picked by the political machine to run as a wild card candidate in the upcoming gubernatorial race. But, when Willie realizes that he is being manipulated, he veers off on his own to become the darling of the electorate's downtrodden and forgotten hicks. Covering the campaign for a local paper is Jack Burden, whose editorial pieces become so admiring of Willie that he's fired. But, when Stark wins, Burden hires onto the new governor's team as a personal aide. Once in office, Governor Stark antagonizes the state legislature, the oil companies, and the moneyed classes with his share-the-wealth promises to the sweaty masses. Legislators become so outraged that they start serious impeachment talk, a move supported by the admired and retired Judge Irwin, who also happens to be Jack's godfather.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for an intense sequence of violence, sexual content, and partial nudity.
System Details DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language In English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles.
Subject Governors -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Governors -- Election -- Drama.
Manipulative behavior -- Drama.
Reporters and reporting -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Louisiana -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodrama, American.
Added Author Zaillian, Steven.
Penn, Sean, 1960-
Law, Jude, 1972-
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
Winslet, Kate.
Ruffalo, Mark.
Edelman, Pawel, 1958-
Horner, James.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. All the king's men.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Relativity Media.
Phoenix Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404986537
Standard No. 043396114364
Music No. 11436 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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