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Los Angeles, 1950. Three cops battle police corruption, a call girl, a mysterious millionaire, a tabloid journalist and the Chief of Detectives fuel a labyrinthine plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor.
DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
2-disc special ed.
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Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
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MPAA rating: R.
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Title from container.
Based on the novel by James Ellroy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Stathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti and Danny DeVito; music-only track showcasing Jerry Goldsmith's score; trailer gallery. Disc 2: All-new featurette gallery uncovering the case of a contemporary cinema classic; "Whatever you desire: making L.A. confidential;" "Sunlight and shadow: the visual style of L.A. confidential" featurette; "A true ensemble: the cast of L.A. confidential" featurette; "L.A. confidential: from book to screen" featurette; "Off the record:" vintage cast/creator interviews; L.A. confidential TV series pilot; director Curtis Hanson's "Photo pitch;" the L.A. confidential interactive map tour.
Director of photography, Jeannine Oppewall ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito.
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Songs on CD sampler: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate, the positive / Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers -- Look for the silver lining / Chet Baker -- Hit the road to dreamland / Betty Hutton -- Wheel of fortune / Kay Starr -- But not for me / Jackie Gleason -- Powder your face with sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!) / Dean Martin.
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