In the valley of Elah [videorecording] / Warner Independent Pictures in association with NALA Films, Summit Entertainment and SMC ; a Blackfriar's Bridge production
DVDs | Warner Home Video | c2008 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD I DRAMA)
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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2008.
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Jason Patric, Susan Sarandon, James Franco, Barry Corbin, Josh Brolin.
Producers, Paul Haggis ... [et al.] ; story, Mark Boal & Paul Haggis ; screenplay/director, Paul Haggis ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Jo Francis ; music, Mark Isham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
MPAA rating: R; for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.
Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. He thought his son was in Iraq, but is informed that Mike returned stateside four days ago with his platoon. When he calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail, he drives to Fort Rudd and begins to make inquiries, but with each inquiry he comes to a dead end. Then a body is found, dismembered and burned beyond recognition and is identified as Mike. Hank tries to find out what happened, but continues to encounter hurdles. Yet he is persistent, uncovering things no one wants to hear, including himself.
Special features: "In the valley of Elah: after Iraq" featurette; "In the valley of Elah: coming home" featurette; additional scenes.
MW, 2-08; Gift, 8-08(add)
1000026357 Warner Home Video