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The Wire. The complete series. Season 5 [videorecording] /
[presented by] HBO Entertainment ; Blown Deadline Productions ; created by David Simon ; producer, Karen L. Thorsen ; directed by Joe Chappelle ... [et al.].
imprint
[New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
description
4 videodiscs (ca. 630 min.) : 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 #
4000004241
4000004242
4000004243
4000004244
4000016799
4000016801
contents note
Disc 1: More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle -- Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson -- Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken ; Disc 2: Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias -- React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland -- The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann ; Disc 3: Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West -- Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway -- Late editions / teleplay by George Pelecanos ; story by David Simon & George Pelecanos ; directed by Joe Chappelle ; Disc 4: -30- / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson.
general note
Contains all 10 episodes from the fifth season.
Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.
Originally broadcast on HBO television in 2008.
Special features: "'The wire' : the last word" : a documentary exploring the role of the media; "'The wire' odyssey" : a retrospective of the first four seasons; "The wire prequels"; "From the wrap party gag reels".
performer
Dominic West, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Reg. E. Cathey, Jermaine Crawford, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Seth Gilliam, Jamie Hector, Neal Huff, Clark Johnson, Michael Kostroff, Domenick Lombardozzi, Deirdre Lovejoy, Tom McCarthy, Michelle Paress, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Corey Parker Robinson, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Isiah Whitlock, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kenneth Williams.
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
In English, dubbed Spanish or French with optional English, Spanish, or French subtitles ; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
catalogue key
7020566
target audience
Rating: TV-MA.
technical details
DVD, region 1.

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