The Manchurian candidate /
by Washington, Denzel; Demme, Jonathan [director.]; Washington, Denzel [actor.]; Schreiber, Liev [actor.]; Streep, Meryl [actor.]; Condon, Richard.Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Universal Studios Home Entert. ; Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount, Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9786316850645 : DVD; 6316850646 : DVD.Language note: In English or French with optional English or French subtitles.Closed-captioned.Uniform titles: Manchurian candidate (Motion picture : 2004); ; Manchurian candidate (Motion picture : 1962).Subject(s): Brainwashing -- Drama | Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Drama | Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama | Assassins -- Drama | Conspiracies -- Drama | Condon, Richard -- Film adaptations | Science fiction films | Conspiracy films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Film remakes | Film adaptations | Feature films | Fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Jon Voight, Kimberly Elise, Jeffrey Wright, Ted Levine, Bruno Ganz.Summary: A Gulf war hero is brainwashed and used as a tool in a political conspiracy.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Manchurian candidate
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Jonathan Demme directed this updated remake of John Frankenheimer's 1962 cult favorite The Manchurian Candidate, a pioneering examination of political conspiracy and psychological reconditioning. Major Bennett Marco (Denzel Washington) and Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Liev Schreiber) are two soldiers who served in the same company during Operation Desert Storm, but their paths following their tours of duty have been very different. Shaw, the son of powerful congresswoman Eleanor Shaw (Meryl Streep), has used his reputation as a war hero to quickly scale the ladder of American politics, and with the help of his mother earns the Vice Presidential nomination. Marco, on the other hand, has been troubled with mental illness, and is convinced that something strange happened to him and his compatriots during the war. As Marco struggles to find the truth behind his nightmares and emotional torment, he unearths some disturbing facts about how his mind and body have been reworked by shadowy forces, as well as those of his fellow soldiers -- including Raymond Shaw. Featuring a stellar supporting cast (including Jon Voight, Miguel Ferrer, Ted Levine, and Dean Stockwell), The Manchurian Candidate credits George Axelrod's screenplay for the 1962 film as its source, as opposed to Richard Condon's 1959 novel from which Axelrod adapted his script. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Remake of the 1962 film of the same title.
Dolby digital surround, wide screen 1.85:1.
Features: commentary by director Jonathan Demme and screenplay co-writer Daniel Pyne, The enemy within : inside the Manchurian candidate, The cast of the Manchurian candidate, deleted/extended scenes with optional commentary, outtakes with optional commentary, Liev Schreiber screen test, Political pundits with optional director commentary.
In English or French with optional English or French subtitles.
Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Jon Voight, Kimberly Elise, Jeffrey Wright, Ted Levine, Bruno Ganz.
A Gulf war hero is brainwashed and used as a tool in a political conspiracy.
For private home use only.
MPAA rating: R.