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The Wire. The complete series. Season 1 [videorecording] /
producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; created by David Simon ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office.
imprint
[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
description
5 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1419869094, 9781419869099
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
isbn
1419869094
9781419869099
standard identifier
883929023196
publisher #
4000004212
4000004213
4000004214
4000004215
4000004216
4000016795
4000016801
contents note
Disc 1: The target (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak ; Disc 2: Old cases / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson ; Disc 3: The wire / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio ; Disc 4: Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill ; Disc 5: Cleaning up (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten.
credits note
Story by David Simon and Edward Burns ; director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editors, Geraldine Peroni (episodes 1, 2, 5, 8, 11), Thom Zimny (episodes 3, 6, 9, 12), Kate Sanford (episodes 4, 7, 10, 13).
general note
Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The wire in 2002.
Special features: 3 audio commentaries with creator/writer David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson; episodic previews and recaps.
performer
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn.
abstract
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
language note
Closed-captioned.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
catalogue key
7020454
date/place of event
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md.
technical details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.

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