1 videodisc (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Region 1; Dolby surround stereo.
In English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Sam Waterston (Sydney Schanberg), Dr. Haing S. Ngor (Dith Pran), John Malkovich (Al Rockoff), Julian Sands (Jon Swain), Craig T. Nelson (Military Attache), Spalding Gray (U.S. Consul), Bill Paterson (Dr. MacEntire), Athol Fugard (Dr. Sundesval), Graham Kennedy (Dougal).
Production designed by Roy Walker ; editor, Jim Clark ; associate producer, Iain Smith ; original music composed by Mike Oldfield.
Originally released as motion picture in 1984.
Based on the novel: The death and life of Dith Pran / by Sydney Schanberg.
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand.
Special features: cast & crew; commentary by director Roland Joffeé; Dr. Haing G. Ngor; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Academy Awards: Best cinematography, Best film editing, Best supporting actor (Ngor).
Menges, Chris, 1940-
Robinson, Bruce, 1946-
Puttnam, David, 1941-
Joffé, Roland, 1945-
Nelson, Craig T.
Gray, Spalding, 1941-2004.
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Kennedy, Graham, 1934-
Clark, James, 1931-
Oldfield, Mike, 1953-
Schanberg, Sydney H. (Sydney Hillel), 1934- Death and life of Dith Pran.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Goldcrest Films International.
International Film Investors (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Killing fields (Motion picture)