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The Resource The chosen, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation ; produced by Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay by Edwin Gordon ; directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, (videorecording)

The chosen, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation ; produced by Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay by Edwin Gordon ; directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, (videorecording)

Label
The chosen
Title
The chosen
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation ; produced by Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay by Edwin Gordon ; directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Two teenagers at the time of the Normandy invasion in 1944 are friends but they are divided by the same thing that unites them--their faith. Though both are devout Jews, there's a subtle difference. Danny is an Hasidic Jew, brought up to accept faith blindly by his father--an ultra-orthodox rabbi who rejects the 20th century for the special joys of centuries--old tradition. Reuven, on the other hand, has been brought up by his father who is a secular scholar, to question everything around him
Cataloging source
SXP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Arthur Ornitz ; editor, David Garfield ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; costume designer, Ruth Morley ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English (stereo) or Spanish (mono) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller
Runtime
105
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The chosen, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation ; produced by Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay by Edwin Gordon ; directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • From the novel by Chaim Potok
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm53088969
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543086833
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2008683
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
53088969
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen or full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The chosen, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation ; produced by Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay by Edwin Gordon ; directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1981
  • From the novel by Chaim Potok
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm53088969
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543086833
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2008683
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
53088969
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen or full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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