The insider
(DVD)

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Published
Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video :, ©1999.
ISBN
0788820591, 9780788820595, 6311670569, 9786311670569
Rating
MPAA rating: R.
Status
Oak Brook Public Library - Adult DVD Feature Film
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
717951007391, Z1B BED888266

Notes

General Note
Based on the Vanity fair article: The man who knew too much / by Marie Brenner.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
General Note
Special features: theatrical trailer, production featurette with audio commentary with Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, "inside a scene," which contains notes to actors, the script, and the actual scene.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editors, William Goldenberg, Paul Rubell, David Rosenbloom ; music, Lisa Gerrard, Pieter Bourke.
Participants/Performers
Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Debi Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Feore, Bruce McGill, Gina Gershon, Michael Gambon, Rip Torn.
Description
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround stereo., NTSC, widescreen 2.35:1 aspect ratio enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Language
In English with optional French dialogue; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Russell Crowe) -- Best Cinematography (Dante Spinotti) -- Best Director (Michael Mann) -- Best Film Editing (William Goldenberg, Paul Rubell, David Rosenbloom) -- Best Picture (Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge) -- Best Sound (Andy Nelson, Doug Hemphill, Lee Orloff) -- Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Eric Roth, Michael Mann), 2000 Academy Awards (U.S.A.).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mann, M., Brugge, P. J., Roth, E., Pacino, A., Crowe, R., Plummer, C., Venora, D., Hall, P. B., Crouse, L., Mazar, D., Tobolowsky, S., Feore, C., McGill, B., Gershon, G., Gambon, M., Torn, R., Bourke, P., Gerrard, L., Spinotti, D., Goldenberg, W., Rosenbloom, H. D., Rubell, P., & Brenner, M. (1999). The insider . Touchstone Home Video :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michael Mann et al.. 1999. The Insider. Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michael Mann et al.. The Insider Burbank, Calif.: Touchstone Home Video, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mann, Michael, et al. The Insider Touchstone Home Video :, 1999.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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