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Wag the dog (1997)
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Call no.:
DVD PS3552.E425 A82 1998
Title:
Wag the dog
Originally produced:
1997
Format:
DVD
Summary:
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
Credits:
New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; a Barry Levinson film ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson.
Edition:
Widescreen and full version.
Publication:
[Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Video, c1998.
Languages:
In English and French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (97 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
New Line Cinema Corporation
Tribeca Productions
Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
Punch Productions
Director(s):
Levinson, Barry
Screenwriter(s):
Henkin, Hilary
Mamet, David
Producer(s):
Levinson, Barry
Rosenthal, Jane
De Niro, Robert
Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
Production:
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Mark Knopfler.
Notes:
Based on the book by Larry Beinhart.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Double sided.
Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; Macy on Mamet; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies; scene selection.
Subjects:
Beinhart, Larry Film adaptations.
Presidents United States Election Drama.
Political satire Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
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Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
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Title: Wag the dog
Director: Levinson, Barry
Actor: De Niro, Robert
Actor: Dunst, Kirsten
Actor: Heche, Anne
Actor: Hoffman, Dustin
Musical score composer: Knopfler, Mark
Production studio: Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
Production studio: New Line Cinema Corporation
Production studio: Punch Productions
Production studio: Tribeca Productions
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action