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The Resource The abyss, 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd, (videorecording)

The abyss, 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd, (videorecording)

Label
The abyss
Title
The abyss
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks, the Navy commandeers the crew of a civilian deep sea oil rig to help in the rescue operation. This perilous mission becomes a wondrous odyssey into the unknown as forces from the ocean's deepest region begin to make contact with the divers
Cataloging source
ZVN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Alan Silvestri ; production design, Leslie Dilley ; director of photography, Mikael Salomon ; editor, Joel Goodman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English dialogue (5.1 and Dolby surround), with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A297 1993
PerformerNote
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J.C. Quinn, Kimberly Scott, Capt. Kidd Brewer, Jr., George Robert Klek, Christopher Murphy, Adam Nelson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1950-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cameron, James
  • Hurd, Gale Anne
  • Harris, Ed
  • Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth
  • Biehn, Michael
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
171
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear submarines
  • Submarine disasters
  • Life on other planets
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Deep diving
  • Ocean bottom
  • Deep-sea drilling ships
  • Cold War
  • Science fiction films
  • Horror films
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The abyss, 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Includes both the Special Edition, with 28 minutes of additional footage, plus the original theatrical version ; widescreen format (Aspect ratio 2.35:1) for both theatrical and special versions ; commentary option for both versions (text only) ; DVD-ROM script & storyboard-to-screen comparison
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2003673
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)691701433
  • 741908
  • (OCoLC)ocn691701433
  • 741908
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The abyss, 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cameron ; written by James Cameron ; produced by Gale Anne Hurd, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
  • Includes both the Special Edition, with 28 minutes of additional footage, plus the original theatrical version ; widescreen format (Aspect ratio 2.35:1) for both theatrical and special versions ; commentary option for both versions (text only) ; DVD-ROM script & storyboard-to-screen comparison
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2003673
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)691701433
  • 741908
  • (OCoLC)ocn691701433
  • 741908
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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