The old man and the sea [DVD videorecording] produced by Robert E. Fuisz ; written for television by Roger O. Hirson ; directed by Jud Taylor ; [produced by] William F. Storke, Robert E. Fuisz in association with Yorkshire Television.
Contributor(s): Fuisz, Robert E [pro] | Storke, William F [pro] | Hirson, Roger O [aus] | Taylor, Jud [drt] | Quinn, Anthony [act] | Cole, Gary [act] | Clarkson, Patricia [act] | Santos, Joe [act] | Quinn, Valentina [act] | Quinn, Francesco [act] | Calderon, Paul [act] | Diaz, Sully [act] | Cruz, Alexis [act] | Hemingway, Ernest. Old man and the sea | Yorkshire Television | Lance Entertainment, Inc | KOCH Vision (Firm).Material type: FilmPublisher: [S.I.] : Port Washington, NY : Lance Entertainment, Inc. ; Distributed by Koch Vision, c2005Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1417231483.Subject(s): Older men -- Cuba -- Drama | Fishers -- Cuba -- Drama | Friendship -- Drama | Cuba -- Drama | Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Video adaptationsGenre/Form: Made-for-TV movies. | Television adaptations. | Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .O484 2005
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DVD; Dolby Digital sound; full screen presentation, aspect ratio 4x3.
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.
Anthony Quinn, Gary Cole, Patricia Clarkson, Joe Santos, Valentina Quinn, Francesco Quinn, Paul Calderon, Sully Diaz, Alexis Cruz.
director of photography, Tony Imi ; edited by Fredric Steinkamp ; music by Bruce Broughton ; production designer, Malcolm J. Middleton ; costume designer, Ann Hollowood.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1989.
Santiago is an old Cuban fisherman long regarded as the best in the business. Business has been slow lately, and Santiago has gone without a catch for 84 days. His young friend Manolo looks after him, helping him when he comes in from his day on the water. The other fishermen feel Santiago's got the worst luck there is--they are afraid it is catching. The next morning Santiago sets out alone in his little skiff, but doesn't come in at sundown. Santiago has hooked the biggest marlin he's ever seen, and it takes all his strength and considerable willpower to pull it in. After such a titanic struggle, will Santiago have enough left in him to fend off the sharks and scavengers when they come looking for lunch?
Opening -- Good day -- Dinner -- Crazy old man -- Very big -- Walk -- Bar story -- Pay for it -- 100 pounds -- Newspaper -- Sharks -- End.