Soylent green [videorecording] /

by Seltzer, Walter; Thacher, Russell; Greenberg, Stanley R; Fleischer, Richard; Heston, Charlton; Taylor-Young, Leigh; Connors, Chuck; Cotten, Joseph; Peters, Brock; Kelly, Paula; Robinson, Edward G; Myrow, Fredric; Harrison, Harry; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Warner Home Video (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Entertainment : Turner Entertainment, 2003Edition: Widescreen letterbox ed.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0790743779:.Language note: English or French soundtracks; subitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.Title notes: $19.99 8/06/2007Subject(s): Overpopulation -- Drama | New York (N.Y.) -- Drama | Longs métrages -- États-Unis | Feature films | Science fiction films | Film adaptations | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | DVD-Video discsCast: Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson.Summary: Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
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In the year 2022, people rely on Soylent Green, a strange foodstuff, in order to survive. But what is Soylent Green made out of? Based on the novel by Harry Harrison.

DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital.

English or French soundtracks; subitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.

$19.99 8/06/2007

Title from container.

Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson.

Music, Fred Myrow.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.

Based on a novel by Harry Harrison.

MPAA rating: PG.

Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."

Special features include full-length commentary by Leigh Taylor-Young and director Richard Fleischer; vintage documentary "A look at the world of Soylent Green"; MGM's tribute to Edward G. Robinson's 101st film; Charlton Heston sci-fi movies essay; interactive menus; theatrical trailer; scene access.

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