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The Resource The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)

The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)

Label
The good German
Title
The good German
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Beau Bridges, Dominic Comperatore, Tony Curran, Gianfranco L'Amore, Christian Oliver, Leland Orser, Dave Power, Don Pugsley, Jack Thompson, Robin Weigert
  • Director of photography, Peter Andrews ; editor, Mary Ann Bernard ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; production designer, Philip Messina
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, violence and some sexual content
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), French (Dolby 5.1) or Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
G663 2007
Runtime
107
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
u1095566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781419818066
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569736672
  • 085391112914
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 73667
  • 11174990
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o86111774
  • (OCoLC)86111774
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The good German, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
u1095566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9781419818066
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569736672
  • 085391112914
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 73667
  • 11174990
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o86111774
  • (OCoLC)86111774
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD

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