The Resource The pledge, Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. and Franchise Pictures, a Clyde Is Hungry Films/Michael Fitzgerald production ; producers, Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha ; screenplay writers, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski ; director, Sean Penn, (DVD)

The pledge, Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. and Franchise Pictures, a Clyde Is Hungry Films/Michael Fitzgerald production ; producers, Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha ; screenplay writers, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski ; director, Sean Penn, (DVD)

Label
The pledge
Title
The pledge
Statement of responsibility
Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. and Franchise Pictures, a Clyde Is Hungry Films/Michael Fitzgerald production ; producers, Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha ; screenplay writers, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski ; director, Sean Penn
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, detectives consider the case closed--but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges; editor, Jay Cassidy ; music, Hans Zimmer, Klaus Badelt ; costume designer, Jill O'Hanneson ; production designer, Bill Groom
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • English dialogue, English or French subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Patricia Clarkson, Benicio Del Toro, Aaron Eckhart, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright Penn, Vanessa Redgrave, Sam Shepard, Harry Dean Stanton
Runtime
124
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The pledge, Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. and Franchise Pictures, a Clyde Is Hungry Films/Michael Fitzgerald production ; producers, Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha ; screenplay writers, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski ; director, Sean Penn, (DVD)
Label
The pledge, Morgan Creek Productions, Inc. and Franchise Pictures, a Clyde Is Hungry Films/Michael Fitzgerald production ; producers, Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha ; screenplay writers, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski ; director, Sean Penn, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book "The pledge" by Friedrich Durrenmatt
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(124 min.)
Isbn
9780790758060
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
19053
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
AGO-3598
Video recording format
DVD
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