Charlie Wilson's war
(DVD)

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Published
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008].
Edition
Widescreen [ed.].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for strong language, nudity/sexual content and drug use.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
UPC
025195004848

Notes

General Note
Based on the book by George Crile.
General Note
Originally produced in 2007.
General Note
Bonus features: "Making of" featurette ; Who is Charlie Wilson?
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Albert Wolsky ; production designer, Victor Kempster ; co-producer, Mike Haley ; music, James Newton Howard.
Participants/Performers
Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Ned Beatty.
Description
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson was best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he was a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of a maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong language, nudity/sexual content and drug use.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Hanks, T., Adams, A., Roberts, J., Hoffman, P. S., Beatty, N., Goetzman, G., Sorkin, A., Nichols, M., Howard, J. N., & Crile, G. (2008). Charlie Wilson's war (Widescreen [ed.].). Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tom. Hanks et al.. 2008. Charlie Wilson's War. Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tom. Hanks et al.. Charlie Wilson's War Universal City, Calif.: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hanks, Tom., et al. Charlie Wilson's War Widescreen [ed.]., Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.

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