The deer hunter [videorecording] / Universal ; screenplay by Deric Washburn ; produced by Barry Spikings ... [et al.] ; directed by Michael Cimino.
Edition: Widescreen [ed.].
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Home Video, c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (183 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Drama.
Iron and steel workers Drama.
Clairton (Pa.) Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Story, Michael Cimino ... et al. ; director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Peter Zinner ; music, Stanley Myers.
Performers: Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Notes: In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
DVD release of the 1978 motion picture.
Region 1 encoding; Dolby digital surround; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio).
Special features include: production notes; cast and filmmaker biographical information; film highlights; theatrical trailer.
Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor.
Summary: Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress.