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The hurt locker [videorecording] /

by Bigelow, Kathryn [pro]; Boal, Mark [pro]; Renner, Jeremy [act]; Mackie, Anthony [act]; Geraghty, Brian [act]; Lilly, Evangeline [act]; Camargo, Christian [act]; Fiennes, Ralph [act]; Morse, David [act]; Pearce, Guy [act]; Beltrami, Marco [cmp]; Sanders, Buck [cmp]; Voltage Pictures; Grosvenor Park Media; F.C.E.F.S.A. (Firm); First Light (Firm); Kingsgate (Firm); Summit Entertainment.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Summit Entertainment, [2010]Description: 1 videodisc (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English or dubbed Spanish, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing or Spanish subtitles.Title notes: $19.99 1/26/2010 (hm)BRA $19.99 1/26/2010BRA $19.99 2/28/2010Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Bomb squads -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Drama | Urban warfare -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Drama | Military missions -- Drama | United States. Army -- Military life -- Drama | United States. Army -- Unit cohesion -- Drama | United States. Army -- Safety measures | Fear -- Drama | Courage -- Drama | Bombas explosivas -- Irak -- Baghdad -- Teatro | Guerra de guerrillas -- Irak -- Baghdad -- Teatro | Misiones militares -- Irak -- Baghdad -- Teatro | War films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Action and adventure films | Fiction films | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Video recordings for the hearing impairedOnline resources: Connect to reviews of this title online Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly, Christian Camargo, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Guy Pearce.Summary: US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he arrives on the scene, Bravo Company has thirty-nine days left on its current deployment, and it will be a long thirty-nine days for Sanborn and Eldridge whose styles do not mesh with their new leader. James' thrill of the dismantlement seems to be the ultimate goal regardless of the safety of his fellow team members, others on the scene or himself. On the other hand, Sanborn is by the books: he knows his place and duty and trusts others in the army to carry out theirs as well as he. Eldridge is an insecure soldier who is constantly worried that an error or misjudgment on his part will lead to the death of an innocent civilian or a military colleague. While the three members face their own internal issues, they have to be aware of any person at the bomb sites, some of who may be bombers themselves.
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Based on the personal wartime experiences of journalist Mark Boal (who adapted his experiences with a bomb squad into a fact-based, yet fictional story), director Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War-set action thriller The Hurt Locker presents the conflict in the Middle East from the perspective of those who witnessed the fighting firsthand -- the soldiers. As an elite Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team tactfully navigates the streets of present-day Iraq, they face the constant threat of death from incoming bombs and sharp-shooting snipers. In Baghdad, roadside bombs are a common danger. The Army is working to make the city a safer place for Americans and Iraqis, so when it comes to dismantling IEDs (improvised explosive devices) the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) crew is always on their game. But protecting the public isn't easy when there's no room for error, and every second spent dismantling a bomb is another second spent flirting with death. Now, as three fearless bomb technicians take on the most dangerous job in Baghdad, it's only a matter of time before one of them gets sent to "the hurt locker." Jeremy Renner, Guy Pearce, and Ralph Fiennes star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

$19.99 1/26/2010 (hm)

BRA $19.99 1/26/2010

BRA $19.99 2/28/2010

DVD ; NTSC; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English and Spanish), 2.0 Dolby surround (English).

In English or dubbed Spanish, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing or Spanish subtitles.

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly, Christian Camargo, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Guy Pearce.

Director of photography, Barry Ackroyd ; editors, Bob Murawski, Chris Innis ; music, Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.

MPAA rating: R; for war violence and language.

US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he arrives on the scene, Bravo Company has thirty-nine days left on its current deployment, and it will be a long thirty-nine days for Sanborn and Eldridge whose styles do not mesh with their new leader. James' thrill of the dismantlement seems to be the ultimate goal regardless of the safety of his fellow team members, others on the scene or himself. On the other hand, Sanborn is by the books: he knows his place and duty and trusts others in the army to carry out theirs as well as he. Eldridge is an insecure soldier who is constantly worried that an error or misjudgment on his part will lead to the death of an innocent civilian or a military colleague. While the three members face their own internal issues, they have to be aware of any person at the bomb sites, some of who may be bombers themselves.

Special features include audio commentary, behind the scenes featurette, image gallery.

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