The hurricane

Published 2006
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The sixteenth round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence.

Collector's edition.
Publisher, Date:
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2006]
Toronto : Distributed in Canada by Universal Studios Canada, [2006]
1 videodisc (146 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video rating: Not Rated.
Special features include: Spotlight on location : behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Hurricane; Feature commentary with director Norman Jewison; Deleted scenes with special introduction by the director; Theatrical trailer; Production notes; Cast and filmmakers; DVD-ROM features.
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
Based on: The 16th round / by Rubin Carter, and: Lazarus and the hurricane / by Sam Chaiton and Terry Swinton.
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Director of photography, Roger Deakins; editor, Stephen Rivkin; music, Christopher Young.
Denzel Washington, John Hannah, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in English and French with captions in English.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Golden Globe Award: Best Actor (Washington)
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