Saving Private Ryan

Published 2004
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Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative edition.
2 videodiscs (169 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: 14A.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features: An inside look with the filmmakers ; looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision ; the making of a Platoon ; boot camp for the cast ; re-creating D-Day: Omaha Beach.
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams.
Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English and French.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Academy Awards: Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing, Best Film Editing, Best Sound (1998)
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