Philadelphia [videorecording] / TriStar Pictures presents a Clinica Estetico production ; produced by Edward Saxon and Jonathan Demme ; written by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by Jonathan Demme.
Edition: Anniversary ed.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 
Description: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Homophobia Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama.
Discrimination in employment Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama.
AIDS (Disease) Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama.
Trials (Duress) Pennsylvania Philadelphia Drama.
Discriminación en el trabajo Pennsylvania Filadelfia Teatro. bidex
SIDA (Enfermedad) Pennsylvania Filadelfia Teatro. bidex
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Credits: Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music composed and conducted by Howard Shore ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Performers: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Joanne Woodward.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some graphic language and thematic material.
Notes: English, dubbed French, dubbed Japanese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Chinese, English, French Japanese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features: disc 1: filmmakers audio commentary; disc 2: "People like us: making 'Philadelphia'"; "One foot on a banana peel, the other foot in the grave" documentary; deleted scenes; "Streets of Philadelphia" music video by Bruce Springsteen; Courthouse protest footage and interviews; Joe Miller's Macready & Shilts legal services TV spots; original theatrical release featurette; previews; filmographies.
Academy Awards, USA, 1994: Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks); Best Music, Original Song (Bruce Springsteen) For the song "Streets of Philadelphia".
Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.