Wag the dog
    (1998, original release: 1997)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/COMEDY/WAG

Availability

Locations Call Number Status
Movies DVD/COMEDY/WAG Available

Details

PUBLISHED
[Calif.] : New Line Home Video, [1998]
DESCRIPTION
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color, double sided ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
0780622561 N4658
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Based on the book: American hero / by Larry Beinhart

When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it

Originally released as a motion picture in 1997

Contains fullscreen version formatted to fit TV and widescreen version with original 1.85:1 original aspect ratio

Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies

Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Stu Linder; music, Mark Knopfler

Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst

Rated R

DVD; Dolby digital stereo 5.1

In English with optional soundtrack in French; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired

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