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The Resource Jarhead, 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, (dvd)

Jarhead, 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, (dvd)

Label
Jarhead
Title
Jarhead
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Jacob Vargas, Lucas Black, Brian Geraghty, Evan Jones, Chris Cooper
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mendes, Sam
  • Gyllenhaal, Jake
  • MacDonald, Scott
  • Sarsgaard, Peter
  • Foxx, Jamie
  • Vargas, Jacob
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Swofford, Anthony
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Soldiers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jarhead, 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, (dvd)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Anthony Swofford
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
62709423
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 123 min.)
Isbn
9781417051458
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192784323
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27843
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single sided
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jarhead, 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, (dvd)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by Anthony Swofford
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
62709423
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 123 min.)
Isbn
9781417051458
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192784323
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
27843
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, single sided
Video recording format
DVD

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