In the valley of Elah [videorecording] / Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with NALA Films, Summit Entertainment and Samuels Media, a Blackfriars Bridge production, a film by Paul Haggis ; produced by Laurence Becsey, Patrick Wachsberger, Steven Samuels, Darlene Caama�no Loquet ; story by Mark Boal & Paul Haggis ; screenplay by Paul Haggis ; produced and directed by Paul Haggis.
Contributor(s): Becsey, Laurence | Wachsberger, Patrick | Samuels, Steven | Loquet, Darlene Caamano | Boal, Mark | Haggis, Paul | Isham, Mark [cmp] | Jones, Tommy Lee | Theron, Charlize | Fisher, Frances | Sarandon, Susan | Warner Independent Pictures | NALA Films | Summit Entertainment | Samuels Media (Firm) | Blackfriar's Bridge (Firm) | Warner Home Video (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, Edition: Widescreen format (2.40:1).Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 141986095X; 9781419860959.Subject(s): Absence without leave -- United States -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama | Murder -- Investigation -- United States -- Drama | Detectives -- United States -- Drama | Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Drama | Homicide -- Investigation -- United States -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Detective and mystery films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Thriller -- Feature | Mystery -- Feature | Crime -- Feature | Feature films. | Mystery films. | Suspense films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
"Enhanced for widescreen TVs." -- Container.
Special features: "In the valley of Elah: after Iraq" making-of featurette (28 min.); "In the valley of Elah: coming home" making-of featurette (16 min.); additional scenes (8 min.).
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format -- "In the Valley of Elah: After Iraq" -- "In the Valley of Elah: Coming home" -- Additional scene -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; French Dolby surround 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles: Engish, French, Spanish.
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Jo Francis ; music, Mark Isham ; costume designer, Lisa Jensen ; production designer, Laurence Bennett.
Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Frances Fisher, Susan Sarandon.
Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. Hank embarks on finding Mike, recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, but makes a series of discoveries, including a murder, that leads Hank into a far more confused and disturbing situation than he'd expected.
MPAA rating: R; for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.
DVD, dual layer, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Venice Film Festival, 2007: SIGNIS Award (Paul Haggis)