Windtalkers [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures presents a Lion Rock production, a John Woo film ; producers, John Woo, Terence Chang, Tracie Graham, Alison Rosenzweig ; writers, John Rice, Joe Batteer ; director, John Woo.
Contributor(s): Woo, John | Chang, Terence | Graham, Tracie | Rosenzweig, Alison | Rice, John | Batteer, Joe | Cage, Nicolas | Beach, Adam | Stormare, Peter | Emmerich, Noah | Ruffalo, Mark | Van Holt, Brian | Henderson, Martin | Willie, Roger | O'Connor, Frances | Slater, Christian | Kimball, Jeffrey | Kemper, Steven | Gullo, Jeff | Rolf, Tom | Horner, James | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Lion Rock (Firm) | MGM Home Entertainment IncMaterial type: FilmLanguage: English Summary language: French Publisher: [United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002Edition: Widescreen version (16x9 ; 2.35:1)Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0792853784Subject(s): Cryptographers -- Drama | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean -- Drama | Navajo Indians -- Drama | Feature films | Criptografía -- Teatro | Cryptographes Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 Navajo (Indiens)Genre/Form: War films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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DVD, 5.1 stereo surround, Dolby digital.
English or Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Nicholas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo, Brian Van Holt, Martin Henderson, Roger Willie, Frances O'Connor, Christian Slater.
Director of photography, Jeffrey Kimball ; editors, Steven Kemper, Jeff Gullo, Tom Rolf ; music composed & conducted by James Horner ; production designer, Holger Gross.
MPAA rating: R.
A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy.