Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Khrushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House.
[Quebec] : Beacon / New Line Home Entertainment, 2000.
1 DVD (147 min.) : sd., col. + 1 insert
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DVD contains DVD-ROM features.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 2000.
Based on the book "The Kennedy tapes : inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis", edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
Special features: filmmaker commentary with Kevin Costner, Roger Donaldson, David Self and others, historical commentary, documentary 'Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis', documentary 'Bringing history to the silver screen', historical figures biography gallery, visual effects scene demonstrations, deleted scenes with director commentary, cast and crew filmographies, theatrical trailers; DVD-ROM content: script to screen screenplay, link to original website.
Cinematographers, Andrezej Bartkowiak, Roger Deakins, Christopher Duddy ; editor, Conrad Buff ; original music, Trevor Jones ; production designer, Dennis Washington.
Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker.
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Subjects:Cuba -- History -- 1959- -- Drama.
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Drama.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Drama.
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971 -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Almond, Peter O.
Deakins, Roger A., 1949-
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956-