Philadelphia

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

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Corporate Authors: Tri-Star Pictures.
Clinica Estetico, Ltd.

Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Demme, Jonathan, 1944-
Saxon, Edward.

Nyswaner, Ron.

Hanks, Tom.

Washington, Denzel, 1954-

Robards, Jason.

Steenburgen, Mary.

Banderas, Antonio.

Woodward, Joanne, 1930-

Fujimoto, Tak.

Shore, Howard.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
French
Japanese
Spanish
Published:Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition:Anniversary ed.
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Summary:Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.
Language Notes:Soundtrck in English or dubbed in French, Japanese or Spanish ; optional subtitles in Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai; optional subtitled commentary in Japanese or Spanish ; closed-captioned.
General Notes:Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features include: [disc 1] filmmakers audio commentary ; [disc 2] 6 deleted scenes; "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'" documentary; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; original theatrical release featurette; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; filmographies.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Performer:Tom Hanks (Andrew Beckett), Denzel Washington (Joe Miller), Jason Robards (Charles Wheeler), Mary Steenburgen (Belinda Conine), Antonio Banderas (Miguel Alvarez), Ron Vawter (Bob Seidman), Robert Ridgely (Walter Kenton), Charles Napier (Judge Garnett), Lisa Summerour (Lisa Miller), and Joanne Woodward (Sarah Beckett).
System Details:DVD, region 1, Dolby Digial 5.0, Dolby surround, remastered in high definition.
Audience:MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material.
Awards:Academy Awards, USA, 1994: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks); Best Music, Original Song (Bruce Springsteen) For the song "Streets of Philadelphia".
Production Credits:Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
ISBN:0767882490
9780767882491