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Title Jarhead [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; Red Wagon Productions ; Neal Street Productions ; MP Kappa Productions ; produced by Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick ; screenplay, William D. Broyles, Jr. ; directed by Sam Mendes

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2006]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Jarhead    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen ed
Description 1 videodisc (circa 123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital video surround rda
video file DVD rda
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single sided
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Note Title from container
Cast Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Jacob Vargas, Lucas Black, Brian Geraghty, Evan Jones, Chris Cooper
Credits Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art directors, Stefan Dechant, Christina Wilson ; editor, Walter Murch ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Albert Wolskey ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; visual effects supervisor, Pablo Helman
Note Based on the book by Anthony Swofford
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Audience MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content
Summary Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
Source Don 12.2017 PARS
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Drama
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Drama
Soldiers -- United States -- Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
War films
Genre/Form War -- Feature.
Added Author Mendes, Sam.
Fisher, Lucy.
Wick, Douglas
Broyles, William, 1944-
Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980-
MacDonald, Scott, actor
Sarsgaard, Peter.
Foxx, Jamie.
Vargas, Jacob.
Black, Lucas, 1982-
Geraghty, Brian.
Jones, Evan, 1976- actor
Cooper, Chris, 1951-
Deakins, Roger A., 1949-
Newman, Thomas, 1955-
Swofford, Anthony, Jarhead
Murch, Walter, 1943-
Wolskey, Albert.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 1417051442
Standard No. 025192784224
Music No. 27842 Universal Pictures

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