Midnight express

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Culver Ciy, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c1998.
20th anniversary ed.
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1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
DVD Drama
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Culver Ciy, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c1998.
20th anniversary ed.


General Note
Widescreen version (aspect ratio 1.85:1) on side A; full screen version on side B.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
General Note
Based on the nonfiction book Midnight express by William Hayes with William Hoffer.
General Note
Special features include: documentary featurette entitled I'm healthy, I'm alive and I'm free ; interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Michael Seresin ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; executive producer, Peter Guber ; music created by Giorgio Moroder.
Brad Davis, John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Irene Miracle.
American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has not choice but to try to escape.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
English and French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English or French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Parker, A., Marshall, A., Puttnam, D., Stone, O., Davis, B., Hurt, J., Quaid, R., Miracle, I., Hayes, B., & Hoffer, W. (1998). Midnight express (20th anniversary ed.). Columbia TriStar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alan Parker et al.. 1998. Midnight Express. Columbia TriStar Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alan Parker et al.. Midnight Express Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Parker, Alan, et al. Midnight Express 20th anniversary ed., Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1998.

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