Dead man walking
DVD
2012
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Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision.

Item Details
Subjects:
Capital punishment -- United States -- Fiction.
Murderers -- Fiction.
Nuns -- Fiction.
Prejean, Helen -- Fiction.
Prejean, Helen. Dead man walking -- Film adaptations.
Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Barry, Raymond J., 1939- actor.
Churgin, Lisa Zeno, 1955- editor of moving image work.
Deakins, Roger A., 1949- director of photography.
Ermey, Lee, actor.
Kilik, Jon, film producer.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc., publisher.
Penn, Sean, 1960- actor.
Prosky, Robert, 1930-2008, actor.
Robbins, David, 1955- composer.
Robbins, Tim, 1958- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Sarandon, Susan, 1946- actor.
Simmons, Rudd, film producer.
Smith, Lois, 1930- actor.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Weston, Celia, 1951- actor.
Wilson, Scott, 1942-2018 actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Prejean, Helen. Dead man walking.
ISBN:
0792842685
Description:
1 videodisc (122 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital surround
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
Notes:
Based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
Special features: Feature-length audio commentary with Tim Robbins; Original theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Roger A. Deakins ; production design, Richard Hoover ; editor, Lisa Zeno Churgin ; music, David Robbins.
Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry, R. Lee Ermey, Lois Smith, Scott Wilson.
DVD (double sided) ; widescreen and fullscreen presentation ; Dolby Digital surround.
For private home use only.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in Spanish.
Best Actress, Academy Awards, 1996
Publisher or Distributor Number:
M126468
907849
Link to PAC
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