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      cast

    • Tom Hanks Captain Miller
    • Tom Sizemore Sergeant Horvath
    • Edward Burns Private Reiben
    • Barry Pepper Private Jackson
    • Adam Goldberg Private Mellish
    • Vin Diesel Private Caparzo
    • Giovanni Ribisi T/4 Medic Wade
    • Jeremy Davies Corporal Upham
    • Matt Damon Private Ryan
    • Ted Danson Captain Hamill
    • Kathleen Byron Old Mrs Ryan


      crew

  • Dir:
  • Scr:
      Robert Rodat
  • Ed:
      Michael Kahn


      (Universal)





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         saving private ryan

    vhs dvd

    Rated: r

      With this Oscar-winning attempt to reshape the past through fiction, Steven Spielberg comes closer than ever before to depicting historical truth.

      The action opens brutally with a wrenching re-creation of the Second World War D-Day landing on Omaha beach. Spielberg and cinematographer Janusz Kaminski succeed in capturing the terrifying and bewildering chaos of the encounter. Yet, away from the fighting, this occasionally lapses into combat picture cliche, but this is still well-meaning, strongly acted and slickly mounted.

      Contains violence, swearing.


      dvd



      UK 1-DISC DVD

    • Release date: 13-06-2005
    • Format: DVD
    • Number of Discs: 1
    • Catalogue Number: PHE8040
    • Label: Paramount


      Director Steven Spielberg's World War II tour de force chronicles the journey of a GI squad on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks), the unit is under orders to track down a soldier, Private Ryan (Matt Damon), so he might return home to his mother in America, where she is grieving the unimaginable loss of her three other sons to the war. The first unforgettable 20 minutes of SAVING PRIVATE RYAN realistically and horrifically depicts the Normandy invasion as Miller. his second-in-command, Sergeant Horvath (Tom Sizemore), and the others in the unit land at Omaha Beach. Before the film began shooting, Hanks and the actors in his squad went through a one-week boot camp in the woods. All the actors, except Hanks, wanted to quit, but Hanks rallied their spirits by reminding them of the incredible tribulations endured by the real veterans of World War II. Production designer Tom Sanders found a beach in Ireland that perfectly matched the landscape of Normandy's. Spielberg gave great credit to the Irish army who helped re-create the Omaha Beach scenes.


      Special Features

        'Into The Breach' Behind The Scenes Documentary
        Cast & Crew Biographies
        Two Theatrical Trailers
        Production Notes
        Widescreen 1.78:1 Anamorphic
        Dolby Digital 5.1
        Languages - English
        Subtitles - English
        Running Time 163 Minutes


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