Philadelphia

Two competing lawyer 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 Author: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Demme, Jonathan, 1944-
Hanks, Tom.

Washington, Denzel, 1954-

Robards, Jason.

Steenburgen, Mary.

Banderas, Antonio.

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 lawyer 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:English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
General Notes:Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; 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, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward.
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