Sayles, John,, Cooper, Chris,, Jones, James Earl,, McDonnell, Mary,Oldham, Will. (Eds.) () Matewan /MLA Citation
Sayles, John,, Cooper, Chris,, Jones, James Earl,, McDonnell, Mary,Oldham, Will,eds. Matewan. : . Print.
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written and directed by John Sayles.
|Names:||Sayles, John, | Cooper, Chris, | Jones, James Earl, | McDonnell, Mary, | Oldham, Will,|
|Published:||[United States] : The Criterion Collection, |
|Edition:||Director apporved Blu-ray ed.|
Criterion collection ; 999.
|Topics:||Coal Strike, W. Va., 1920-1921 - Drama. | Strikes and lockouts - Coal mining - Drama. | Race relations - Drama.|
|Genres:||Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Historical films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films. | Historical films. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.|
|Uniform Title:||Matewan (Motion picture)|
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (1 page : color illustrations ; folded to 17 cm.)
|System Details:||Blu-ray, wide screen (1.85:1); requires Blu-ray player.
|Language Note:||Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
|Summary:||A wrenching historical drama that recounts the true story of a West Virginia coal town where the local miners₂ struggle to form a union rose to the pitch of all-out war in 1920. Written and directed by John Sayles, this film issues an impassioned cry for justice that still resounds today.
|Performer:||Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham, David Strathairn.
|Target Audience:||Rating: PG-13.
|Notes:||Title from sell sheet.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Bonus features: Taudio commentary featuring Sayles and cinematographer Haskell Wexler, new documentary on making of the film, new interview with composer, new program on the film's production design, trailer, plus: an essay by critic A.S. Hamrah.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
|Subject:||Coal Strike (West Virginia : 1920-1921)|
Sayles, John, 1950- screenwriter, film director.
Cooper, Chris, 1951- actor.
Jones, James Earl, actor.
McDonnell, Mary, actor.
Oldham, Will, actor.
Criterion (Firm), film distributor.