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Excalibur / an Orion Pictures release thru Warner Bros, a Warner Communications Company ; directed and produced by John Boorman ; screenplay, Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman ; executive producers, Edgar F. Gross, Robert A. Eisenstein.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionWidescreen version.
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2010.
Description1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorBoorman, John, 1933- screenwriter, producer, director.
Other author/creatorPallenberg, Rospo, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorGross, Edgar F., producer.
Other author/creatorEisenstein, Robert A., producer.
Other author/creatorThomson, Alex, 1929-2007, cinematographer.
Other author/creatorPratt, Anthony, 1937- designer.
Other author/creatorMerritt, John, 1920-1999, film editor.
Other author/creatorJones, Trevor, 1949 March 23- composer.
Other author/creatorRingwood, Bob, costume designer.
Other author/creatorHobbs, William, 1939- choreographer.
Other author/creatorVan Laast, Anthony, choreographer.
Other author/creatorHutchinson, Tim, artistic director.
Other author/creatorGraves, Bryan, set designer.
Other author/creatorTerry, Nigel actor.
Other author/creatorMirren, Helen actor.
Other author/creatorClay, Nicholas, actor.
Other author/creatorLunghi, Cherie, 1952- actor.
Other author/creatorGeoffrey, Paul, actor.
Other author/creatorWilliamson, Nicol, actor.
Other author/creatorAddie, Robert, 1960-2003, actor.
Other author/creatorByrne, Gabriel, 1950- actor.
Other author/creatorBuckley, Keith, 1941- actor.
Other author/creatorBoorman, Katrine, 1958- actor.
Other author/creatorNeeson, Liam, actor.
Other author/creatorRedgrave, Corin, actor.
Other author/creatorO'Brien, Niall, 1946-2009, actor.
Other author/creatorStewart, Patrick, 1940- actor.
Other author/creatorSwift, Clive, actor.
Other author/creatorMalory, Thomas, Sir, active 15th century. Morte d'Arthur.
Other author/creatorOrion Pictures.
Other author/creatorWarner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Contents Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Interactive menus -- Production notes -- Theatrical trailer -- Scene access -- Language: English, French -- Subtitles: English, French
Abstract Tells the story of King Arthur with all the elements of Sir Thomas Malory's classic tale: Removing the sword Excalibur from the stone; The Round Table's noble birth and tragic decline; The heroic attempts to recover the Holy Grail; The shifting balance of power between Merlin and Morgana.
General noteAdapted from Malory's Le morte d'Arthur by Rospo Pallenberg.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1981.
General noteSpecial features: Cast & crew filmographies; Commentary by director John Boorman; Theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Alex Thomson ; production designer, Anthony Pratt ; film editor, John Merritt ; original music composed and conducted by Trevor Jones ; costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; associate producer, Michael Dryhurst ; fight arranger, William Hobbs ; choreographer, Anthony Van Laast ; art director, Tim Hutchinson ; set decorator, Bryan Graves.
Cast Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi, Paul Geoffrey, Nicol Williamson, Robert Addie, Gabriel Byrne, Keith Buckley, Katrine Boorman, Liam Neeson, Corin Redgrave, Niall O'Brien, Patrick Stewart, Clive Swift, Ciarin Hinds, Liam O'Callaghan, Michael Muldoon, Charley Boorman, Mannix Flynn, Garrell Keogh, Emmel Bergin, Barbara Byrne, Brid Brennan, Kay McLaren, Eamonn Kelly.
Spec. audience char. MPAA rating: R.
Spec. audience char. CHVRS rating: 18A.
Technical detailsDVD; region 1; Dolby Surround 5.1 (English) or mono. (French); dual-layer; matted widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs.
LanguageIn English or dubbed French soundtrack with optional English or French subtitles; close captioned.
Genre/formAction and adventure films.
Genre/formFantasy films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formAction and adventure films.
Genre/formDrama.
Genre/formFantasy films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN0790732998
ISBN9780790732992
UPC 085392201822
Publisher number22018 Warner Bros. Entertainment

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