Amistad
(VHS) 

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Published
Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, ©1998.
Physical Desc
1 videocassette (approximately 155 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. 
Rating
Rated R.
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Format
VHS
Language
English
ISBN
0783227272, 9780783227276, 0783228635, 9780783228631
UPC
096898365536

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
General Note
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams.
Participants/Performers
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey.
Description
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle.
Target Audience
Rated R.
System Details
VHS; hi-fi, stereo surround.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Freeman, M., Hawthorne, N., Hopkins, A., Hounsou, D., & McConaughey, M. (1998). Amistad . DreamWorks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 1998. Amistad. Universal City, CA: DreamWorks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. Amistad Universal City, CA: DreamWorks, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. Amistad DreamWorks, 1998.

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