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Band of Brothers [videorecording]

HBO in association with Dreamworks and Playtone
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company.
Director
Phil Alden Robinson; Richard Loncraine; Mikael Salomon; David Nutter; Tom Hanks; David Leland; David Frankel; Tony To; Mark Cowen
Performers
Kirk Acevedo, Eion Bailey, Michael Cudlitz, Dale Dye, Rick Gomez, Scott Grimes, Colin Hanks, Frank John Hughes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, James Madio, Neal McDonough, David Schwimmer, Matthew Settle, Douglas Spain, Richard Speight Jr., Donnie Wahlberg.
Release Date
2001
Run Time
705 min.
Language
Includes French and Spanish dubbed versions and subtitles in Spanish
Closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a program originally broadcast by HBO in 2001.
  • Based on the book by Stephen Ambrose.
Related Title
Band of brothers (Television program : 2001)
We stand alone together: the men of Easy Company.
Making of Band of brothers.
Contents
  • Disc 1. pt. 1. Currahee / teleplay by Erik Jendresen and Tom Hanks ; directed by Phil Alden Robinson. pt. 2. Day of days / written by John Orloff ; directed by Richard Loncraine
  • disc 2. pt. 3. Carentan / written by E. Max Frye ; directed by Mikael Salomon. pt. 4. Replacements / written by Graham Yost and Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by David Nutter
  • disc 3. pt. 5. Crossroads / written by Erik Jendresen ; directed by Tom Hanks. pt. 6. Bastogne / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by David Leland
  • disc 4. pt. 7. The breaking point / written by Graham Yost ; directed by David Frankel. pt. 8. The last patrol / written by Erik Bork and Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Tony To
  • disc 5. pt. 9. Why we fight / written by John Orloff ; directed by David Frankel. pt. 10. Points / written by Erik Jendresen and Erik Bork ; directed by Mikael Salomon
  • disc 6. We stand alone together : the men of East Company / Home Box Office presents a DreamWorks/Playtone production in association with Cowen/Richter Productions ; directed by Mark Cowen ; written by William Richter ; produced by Mark Cowen, William Richter. The making of Band of brothers. Ron Livingston's video diaries.
ISBN
078312063X
Credits
Executive producers, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg ; directors of photography, Remi Adefarasin, Joel J. Ransom ; music, Michael Kamen.
Published
[New York] : HBO Video, c2002.
Publisher no.
99205 HBO Video
Related Resources
Internet movie Database summary and Review
Description
6 videodiscs (11 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby 5.1 and DTS.
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