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Primal fear / Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Rysher Entertainment ; a Gary Lucchesi production ; a Gregory Hoblit film ; screenplay by Steve Shagan and Ann Biderman ; produced by Gary Lucchesi ; directed by Gregory Hoblit.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionHard evidence ed.
Publication Info Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2009]
Description1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorHoblit, Gregory, film director.
Other author/creatorLucchesi, Gary, film producer.
Other author/creatorShagan, Steve screenwriter.
Other author/creatorBiderman, Ann, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorGere, Richard, 1949- actor.
Other author/creatorLinney, Laura actor.
Other author/creatorMahoney, John, 1940-2018 actor.
Other author/creatorWoodard, Alfre, 1953- actor.
Other author/creatorMcDormand, Frances actor.
Other author/creatorNorton, Edward actor.
Other author/creatorO'Quinn, Terry, 1952- actor.
Other author/creatorHoward, James Newton composer (expression)
Other author/creatorMotion picture adaptation of (work): Diehl, William Primal fear.
Other author/creatorParamount Pictures Corporation production company.
Other author/creatorRysher Entertainment production company.
Other author/creatorParamount Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Variant title French title: Terreur extrême
Abstract Criminal defense attorney Martin Vail is brilliant and confident. He is accustomed to fabricating and selling the truth while seeking the glory in the media spotlight. When he learns of the gruesome murder of a local Catholic archbishop, he immediately decides to defend the accused penniless altar boy. But Vail soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, as he becomes tangled in a web of lies, corruption and betrayal.
General noteBased on the novel by William Diehl.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1996.
General noteSpecial features: Commentary by director Gregory Hoblit, writer Ann Biderman, producer Gary Lucchesi, executive producer Hawk Koch, and casting director Deborah Aquila; "Primal fear: the final verdict" featurette; "Primal fear: star witness-casting Edward Norton" featurette; "The psychology of guilt" featurette; theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Michael Chapman ; editor, David Rosenbloom ; music, James Newton Howard.
Cast Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton. Terry O'Quinn.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for brief grisly violence, pervasive strong language and a sex scene.
Audience CHV rating: 18A.
Technical detailsDVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Terms of useThis DVD disc is copy protected.
LanguageEnglish, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Genre/formLegal films.
Genre/formCrime films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFeature films United States.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Contains title Container of (work): Primal fear (Motion picture)
Contains title Container of (expression): Primal fear (Motion picture). French.
Contains title Container of (expression): Primal fear (Motion picture). Spanish.
UPC 097361422046
UPC 097361422060
UPC 883929303373
Publisher number14220 Paramount Home Entertainment
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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