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The Resource The insider, [presented by] Touchstone Pictures ; a Forward Pass picture ; produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann, (DVD)

The insider, [presented by] Touchstone Pictures ; a Forward Pass picture ; produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann, (DVD)

Label
The insider
Title
The insider
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Touchstone Pictures ; a Forward Pass picture ; produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti; editors, William Goldenberg, Paul Rubell, David Rosembloom; music, Lisa Gerrard, Pieter Bourke
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1964-
  • 1931-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mann, Michael
  • Pacino, Al
  • Crowe, Russell
  • Plummer, Christopher
  • Venora, Diane
  • Hall, Philip Baker
  • Crouse, Lindsay
  • Roth, Eric
  • Brugge, Pieter Jan
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Forward Pass Productions
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
158
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whistle blowing
  • Tobacco industry
  • Television journalists
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The insider, [presented by] Touchstone Pictures ; a Forward Pass picture ; produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Vanity fair article: The man who knew too much / by Marie Brenner
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • "Widescreen format"--Container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780788820595
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
19298
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-8183
System details
DVD
Label
The insider, [presented by] Touchstone Pictures ; a Forward Pass picture ; produced by Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge ; written by Eric Roth & Michael Mann ; directed by Michael Mann, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the Vanity fair article: The man who knew too much / by Marie Brenner
  • Originally released as a motion picture
  • "Widescreen format"--Container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780788820595
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
19298
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-8183
System details
DVD

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