Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2004
Series: Widescreen DVD collection
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Based upon the film screenplay by George Axelrod; based upon the novel by Richard Condon
Special features: commentary by director Jonathan Demme and screenplay writer Daniel Pyne; 2 featurettes; 5 deleted/extended scenes; 2 outtakes; Liev Schreiber screen test; political pundits with director commentary
Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, Kimberly Elise, Jeffrey Wright, Ted Levine, Bruno Ganz, Miguel Ferrer, Dean Stockwell, Jude Ciccolella
When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dreams of what really happened in Iraq. As Marco investigates, the story begins to unravel. He begins to figure that the entire unit was kidnapped and brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House. Now the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from finding out
MPAA rating: R; for violence and some language
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
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