The english patient [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents a Saul Zaentz production ; an Anthony Minghella film ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; screenplay and directed by Anthony Minghella.
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment, 
Description: 2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Miramax collector's series
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Italy Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Performers: Kristin Scott Thomas, Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Naveen Andrews.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Notes: English dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje.
Special features: master class with screenwriter and director; the making of; a historical look at the real count Almasy; two feature commentary tracks with the filmmakers; from novel to screenplay; the formidable Saul Zaentz; about the author Michael Ondaatje; filmmaker conversations with Anthony Minghella, Saul Zaentz, Michael Ondaatje and editor Walter Murch.
Summary: Based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, a complicated WWII saga told in flashback sequences. Best Picture, Best Director-Anthony Minghella, and Best Supporting Actress-Juliette Binoche. Includes exclusive bonus material and special packaging.