The Resource Milk, in association with Axon Films a Groundswell production ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant

Milk, in association with Axon Films a Groundswell production ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant

Label
Milk
Title
Milk
Statement of responsibility
in association with Axon Films a Groundswell production ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
  • His life changed history, his courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2009: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Penn); Best Original Screenplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Milk (Motion picture : 2008)
Credits note
Director of photography, Harris Savides ; editor, Elliot Graham ; music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Danny Glicker ; production designer, Bill Groom
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexual content and brief violence
Language note
Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional French, Spanish ; subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.M555 2009
PerformerNote
Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Spinella
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1960-
  • 1985-
  • 1979-
  • 1978-
  • 1985-
  • 1962-
  • 1957-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van Sant, Gus
  • Cohen, Bruce
  • Jinks, Dan
  • Black, Dustin Lance
  • Penn, Sean
  • Hirsch, Emile
  • Brolin, Josh
  • Luna, Diego
  • Franco, James
  • Pill, Alison
  • Garber, Victor
  • O'Hare, Denis
  • Spinella, Stephen
  • Savides, Harris
  • Elfman, Danny
  • Focus Features
  • Axon Video (Firm)
  • Groundswell Productions
  • Jinks/Cohen Company
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
129
Series statement
Focus Features four-star collection
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  • Milk, Harvey
  • Moscone, George
  • White, Dan
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Gay rights
  • Gay politicians
  • Political campaigns
  • Election districts
  • Assassination
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
  • Historical films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Milk, in association with Axon Films a Groundswell production ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Biographical docudrama
  • Title from opening frames
  • "Focus Features presents" --At head of title
  • Special features: deleted scenes ; remembering Harvey ; Hollywood comes to San Francisco ; marching for Equality
  • "Based on the true story" --Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes -- Remembering Harvey -- Hollywood comes to San Francisco -- Marching for equality -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
299803250
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
  • UMKC: Music Media copy 2 forms part of the Danny Mayo Collection.
Other control number
025195048972
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequence
Publisher number
62105870
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)299803250
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Milk, in association with Axon Films a Groundswell production ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Gus Van Sant film ; produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; directed by Gus Van Sant
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Biographical docudrama
  • Title from opening frames
  • "Focus Features presents" --At head of title
  • Special features: deleted scenes ; remembering Harvey ; Hollywood comes to San Francisco ; marching for Equality
  • "Based on the true story" --Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes -- Remembering Harvey -- Hollywood comes to San Francisco -- Marching for equality -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
299803250
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
  • UMKC: Music Media copy 2 forms part of the Danny Mayo Collection.
Other control number
025195048972
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequence
Publisher number
62105870
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)299803250
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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