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Uprising [DVD videorecording] / a Brooklyn Films/Raffaella production ; produced by Jon Avnet and Raffaella De Laurentiis, Jordan Kerner ; written by Paul Brickman and Jon Avnet ; directed by Jon Avnet.

Contributor(s): Avnet, Jon, 1949- | DeLaurentiis, Raffaella | Kerner, Jordan | Brickman, Paul | Sobieski, Leelee, 1982- | Azaria, Hank, 1964- | Schwimmer, David, 1966- | Sutherland, Donald, 1935- | Voight, Jon, 1938- | Elwes, Cary, 1962- | Moyer, Stephen | Woods, James, 1947- | Jarre, Maurice | Fernández, Benjamín | Haber, Bill | Brooklyn Films (Firm) | Avnet/Kerner Company | Raffaella Productions | Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2001Edition: Widescreen version.Description: 2 videodiscs (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0790764318 :.Subject(s): Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa (Poland) -- Drama | Historical television programs | Television mini-series | Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943 -- Drama | World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Drama | DVDs for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Television mini-series.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Cinematography, Denis Lenoir; editor, Sabrina Plisco-Morris; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Donald Sutherland, Jon Voight, James Woods.Summary: After Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler.
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DVD DVD Downtown Branch
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Adult materials DVD UPR (Browse shelf) 2 Available 31562009882731
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Adult materials DM DVD UPR (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562009882897
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DVD.

English dialogue; English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English.

Leelee Sobieski, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Donald Sutherland, Jon Voight, James Woods.

Cinematography, Denis Lenoir; editor, Sabrina Plisco-Morris; music, Maurice Jarre.

Originally produced as a television mini-series.

Widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1.

Features: Disc 1: Commentary by Jon Avnet, Hank Azaria, David Schwimmer, Leelee Sobieski and Jon Voight. Disc 2: Breaking down the walls: behind the scenes documentary; Resistance (27 min) : historical documentary / produced and directed by David Fribush; theatrical trailer.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

After Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler.

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