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The Resource The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh

The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh

Label
The good German
Title
The good German
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory
Cataloging source
CNRHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Beau Bridges, Dominic Comperatore, Tony Curran, Gianfranco L'Amore, Christian Oliver, Leland Orser, Dave Power, Don Pugsley, Jack Thompson, Robin Weigert
  • Director of photography, Peter Andrews ; editor, Mary Ann Bernard ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; production designer, Philip Messina
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R
Language note
  • English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), French (Dolby 5.1) or Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
G663 2006
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1963-
  • 1969-
  • 1975-
  • 1940-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cosgrove, Ben
  • Jacobs, Gregory
  • Attanasio, Paul
  • Soderbergh, Steven
  • Clooney, George
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • Maguire, Tobey
  • Bridges, Beau
  • Comperatore, Dominic
  • Curran, Tony
  • L'Amore, Gianfranco
  • Oliver, Christian
  • Orser, Leland
  • Power, Dave
  • Pugsley, Don
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Weigert, Robin
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Kanon, Joseph
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Virtual Studios
  • Section Eight Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574474812
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)671850326
  • 739520
  • (OCoLC)ocn671850326
  • 739520
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574474812
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)671850326
  • 739520
  • (OCoLC)ocn671850326
  • 739520
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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