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John Adams [DVD videorecording] HBO Films presents a Playtone production ; produced by David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian ; directed by Tom Hooper.

Contributor(s): Coatsworth, David [pro] | Shareshian, Steven [pro] | Hanks, Tom [pro] | Goetzman, Gary, 1952- [pro] | Hooper, Tom, 1972- [drt] | Giamatti, Paul [act] | Linney, Laura [act] | Huston, Danny, 1962- [act] | Lloyd, John Bedford [act] | Theroux, Justin [act] | Coster, Ritchie [act] | Henry, Guy, 1960- | Dillane, Stephen [act] | Morse, David, 1953- [act] | Ivanek, Zeljko, 1957- [act] | Dossett, John [act] | Anglade, Jean-Hugues [act] | Magre, Judith [act] | Hinkle, Steven, 1994- [act] | Taylor, Madeline, 1996- [act] | Huff, Neal [act] | Wilkinson, Tom, 1948- [act] | Hollander, Tom, 1967- [act] | Polley, Sarah [act] | Moss-Bachrach, Ebon [act] | Sewell, Rufus, 1967- [act] | Barnett, Samuel, 1980- [act] | Scott, Andrew, 1976- [act] | Lane, Rob (Composer) [cmp] | Vitarelli, Joseph [cmp] | Oliver, Melanie [edt] | Jackson, Gemma, 1951- [prd] | Fujimoto, Tak [drt] | Cohen, Danny [drt] | Ellis, Kirk [aus] | Ashford, Michelle [aus] | McCullough, David G. John Adams | HBO Films | Playtone (Firm) | HBO Video (Firm) | Home Box Office (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2008Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 501 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419868772.Subject(s): Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Drama | Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Drama | Founding Fathers of the United States -- Drama | Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Drama | United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Drama | United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Drama | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama | Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Teatro | Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Teatro | Presidentes -- Estados Unidos -- Biografía -- Teatro | Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Drama | Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Drama | Founding Fathers of the United States -- Drama | Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Drama | United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Drama | United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Drama | United States -- History -- 1775-1783, Revolution -- Drama | McCullough, David G. -- Adaptations -- Drama | Television serials | Historical drama | Historical -- Television mini-series | Biographical -- Television mini-series | Political -- Television mini-series | Adaptation -- Television mini-seriesGenre/Form: Television mini-series. | Historical television programs. | Biographical television programs. | Political television programs. | Television adaptations. | Television programs for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television serials. | Historical drama. | Biographical television programs. | Historical -- Television mini-series. | Biographical -- Television mini-series. | Political -- Television mini-series. | Adaptation -- Television mini-series.DDC classification: 791.45/72 Other classification: NO 2410
Contents:
Join or die / director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Independence / director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis -- Don't tread on me / directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Reunion / directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis & Michelle Ashford ; Unite or die / directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis -- Unnecessary war / directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Peacefield / director of photography, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis.
Production Credits: Casting, Kathleen Chipin, Nina Gold ; music, Rob Lane, Joseph Vitarelli ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; production designer, Gemma Jackson ; consulting producer, Graham Yost ; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; co-executive producers, Kirk Ellis, Frank Doelger.
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd, Justin Theroux, Ritchie Coster, Guy Henry, Stephen Dillane, David Morse, Željko Ivanek, John Dossett, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Judith Magre, Steven Hinkle, Madeline Taylor, Neal Huff, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Hollander, Sarah Polley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Rufus Sewell, Samuel Barnett, Andrew Scott.Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., NTSC.

In English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Danny Huston, John Bedford Lloyd, Justin Theroux, Ritchie Coster, Guy Henry, Stephen Dillane, David Morse, Željko Ivanek, John Dossett, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Judith Magre, Steven Hinkle, Madeline Taylor, Neal Huff, Tom Wilkinson, Tom Hollander, Sarah Polley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Rufus Sewell, Samuel Barnett, Andrew Scott.

Casting, Kathleen Chipin, Nina Gold ; music, Rob Lane, Joseph Vitarelli ; editor, Melanie Oliver ; production designer, Gemma Jackson ; consulting producer, Graham Yost ; executive producers, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman ; co-executive producers, Kirk Ellis, Frank Doelger.

Based on the book written by David McCullough.

Originally broadcast on HBO as a seven-part mini-series in 2008.

Rating: TV-14.

These DVDs are copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history.

Disc one. Join or die / director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Independence / director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis -- Disc two. Don't tread on me / directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Reunion / directors of photography, Danny Cohen, Tak Fujimoto ; written by Kirk Ellis & Michelle Ashford ; Unite or die / directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis -- Disc three. Unnecessary war / directors of photography, Tak Fujimoto, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis ; Peacefield / director of photography, Danny Cohen ; written by Kirk Ellis.

Special features: Discs 1-3: Facts are stubborn things: an exclusive onscreen historical guide; disc 3: Documentary: David McCullough: painting with words (a rare and personal glimpse at the life and works of author David McCullough); "The making of 'John Adams'" featurette.

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