Gettysburg PG

Gettysburg
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 4 hours, 14 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: December 5, 2000
  • Originally Released: 1993
  • Label: Turner Home Ent
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.77
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary
    • Interviews
    • Documentary
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. TV Spots
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • Interactive Menus
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Filmographies

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by

Entertainment Reviews:

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Total Count: 20

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 29,329
...This is a film that Civil War buffs will find indispensable...
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 8, 1993
...GETTYSBURG succeeds as a motion picture event, and as a recreation of a pivotal chapter of American history...
Variety
Oct 4, 1993
...Gere's showy but intense performance is the film's real focus, and it commands attention...
New York Times
Oct 8, 1993
Mr. Daniels's luminous performance as the heroic colonel dominates ... half of the film. And when the actor all but disappears in Part 2, he is sorely missed.
New York Times
May 20, 2003
While sincerity obviously can't guarantee quality, it's still a refreshing step up from the blatant commercialism of most West Coast media projects. Full Review
Washington Post
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 5/5 -- Awesome telling of Civil War battle with stellar cast, set pieces.
Video-Reviewmaster.com
Oct 14, 2005
...There are real virtues in almost all the performances...
Sight and Sound
Oct 1, 1994

Product Description:

The TNT original GETTYSBURG is a sweeping production depicting the events that led up to the Battle of Gettysburg and the three-day battle itself, which claimed tens of thousands of lives, turned the tide of the Civil War, and eventually put an end to slavery in the United States. An excellent production illuminating the horrors and heroes of this uniquely idealistic war, the film boasts terrific performances from Jeff Daniels, Tom Berenger, and Martin Sheen. The screenplay was based on the best-selling novel THE KILLER ANGELS by Michael Shaara.

Plot Synopsis:

GETTYSBURG captures in vivid detail one of the most famous battles of the Civil War, in which more than 50,000 American lives were lost. Covering three days of brutal military campaigns, the film re-creates the world in which Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, Lewis Armistead, and others made their tactical decisions and demonstrated their leadership.
Special attention is paid to historical accuracy in costumes, epic battle scenes, and weaponry. The film alternates between Northern and Southern perspectives in order to deliver a full picture of the battle that changed American history.

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Production Notes:

  • Michael Shaara's source novel, THE KILLER ANGELS, earned the Pulitzer Prize. Michael's son Jeff finished the Civil War trilogy with the publication of his GODS AND GENERALS and THE LAST FULL MEASURE.

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  • Sales Rank: 27,039
  • UPC: 053939613926
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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