Saving Private Ryan Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment production in association with Mutual Film Company, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg & Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon & Gary Levinson ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the...

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Corporate Authors: DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006) Paramount Pictures Corporation. Amblin Entertainment (Firm) Mutual Film Company. DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm) Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Spielberg, Steven, 1946- Rodat, Robert. Hanks, Tom. Burns, Edward, 1968- Sizemore, Tom, 1961-2023. Davies, Jeremy, 1969- Diesel, Vin. Goldberg, Adam, 1970- Pepper, Barry, 1970- Ribisi, Giovanni, 1974- Damon, Matt. Kamiński, Janusz, 1959- Kahn, Michael, 1935- Williams, John, 1932- Johnston, Joanna. Sanders, Tom.
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
French
Published:Universal City, CA : Dreamworks Home Entertainment ; Universal City, CA : Distributed by Universal Home Video, [2004], ©1998.
Edition:D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative edition.
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Summary:The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Special features: an inside look with the filmmakers; looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision; the making of a platoon; boot camp for the cast; re-creating D-Day; Omaha Beach; an introduction by Steven Spielberg; music and sound; parting words.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (169 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS, SDDS.
Awards:Five Academy awards, 1999.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; special effects supervisor, Neil Corbould.
ISBN:1417006919
9781417006915
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