Wag the dog (1997)
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DVD PS3552.E425 A82 1998
Wag the dog
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.
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.
Widescreen and full version.
[Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Video, c1998.
In English and French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
1 DVD (97 min.) : sound, color
New Line Cinema Corporation
Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
De Niro, Robert
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Mark Knopfler.
Based on the book by Larry Beinhart.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
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.
Beinhart, Larry Film adaptations.
Presidents United States Election Drama.
Political satire Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.