Milk [videorecording] / Focus Features presents Axon Films in association with Groundswell Productions ; Jinks/Cohen Company
DVDs | Universal Studios Home Entertainment | c2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD M DRAMA)
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Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009.
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Focus Features four-star collection
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French or Spanish.
Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber.
Producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Michael London ; writer, Dustin Lance Black ; director, Gus Van Sant ; director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, Danny Elfman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexual content and brief violence.
His life changed history, his courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.
Special features: deleted scenes; remembering Harvey; Hollywood comes to San Francisco; marching for Equality.
MW, 3-09; 4-09(add)
62105870 Universal Studios Home Entertainment