Wag the dog


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[Calif.] : New Line Home Video, [1998].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col., double sided ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
General Note
Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler.
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, fullscreen (1.85:1) and full screen (1.33:1) presentations; Dolby digital stereo 5.1.
Dialogue in English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hoffman, D., Henkin, H., Mamet, D., Levinson, B., De Niro, R., Heche, A., Leary, D., Nelson, W., Martin, A., Dunst, K., & Beinhart, L. (1998). Wag the dog (Widescreen and full screen versions.). New Line Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dustin Hoffman et al.. 1998. Wag the Dog. New Line Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Dustin Hoffman et al.. Wag the Dog New Line Home Video, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hoffman, Dustin, et al. Wag the Dog Widescreen and full screen versions., New Line Home Video, 1998.

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