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Captain Phillips [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents ; a Trigger Street production ; screenplay by Billy Ray ; produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael de Luca ; directed by Paul Greengrass.

Ray, Billy, (screenwriter.). Greengrass, Paul, (film director.). Hanks, Tom, (actor.). Abdi, Barkhad, (actor.). Phillips, Richard. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Captain's duty. (Added Author). Talty, Stephan. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Captain's duty. (Added Author). Trigger Street Productions, (production company.). Columbia Pictures Corporation, (publisher.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi. (Cast).

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  • 50 of 53 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Guilford Smith Library - South Windham.
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General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based upon the book "A captain's duty: Somali pirates, Navy Seals, and dangerous days at sea" by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty.
Special features: Commentary with director Paul Greengrass; Capturing Captain Phillips, in-depth behind-the-scenes featurettes on making the acclaimed film.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Barry Ackroyd ; editor, Christopher Rouse ; music, Henry Jackman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use; CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Phillips, Richard. Captain's duty > Film adaptations.
Talty, Stephan. Captain's duty > Film adaptations.
Phillips, Richard, 1956- > Drama.
Maersk Alabama (Ship) > Drama.
Hijacking of ships > Somalia > Drama.
Buques > Teatro.
Terrorismo > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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