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    Unique ID Code: 0000052241
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    Added on: 17/8/2003 13:56
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    Bound for Glory (UK)

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    Winner of two Oscars
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 142 mins
    Retail Price: £12.99
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    By strumming his guitar with words of inspiration, Woody Guthrie instilled hope in the hearts of downtrodden Americans everywhere during the 1930s Depression. The extraordinary life of this legendary balladeer and poet is captured in this elegantly crafted, beautiful film directed by Hal Ashby that won two Oscars (Best Cinematography, Best Original Song Score/Adaptation Score).

    It is 1936 and the Great Depression is forcing droves of people from the dust bowls of Texas to the alluring green fields of California... and unemployed sign painter Woody Guthrie (David Carradine) is among them. Determined to find a better life out west, Guthrie hitchhikes, hops freight trains and sings his way across America, uplifting the spirits of all the poor with his homespun wisdom and fiercely fighting for a better life for all. Featuring classic Guthrie tunes including `This Land Is Your Land`, Bound For Glory is a moving, inspirational portrait of an American icon.

    Special Features:
    Original theatrical trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Mono English
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish
    Dolby Digital Mono German
    Dolby Digital Mono Italian
    Dolby Digital Mono French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: German
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Hal Ashby

    Written By:

    John Lehne
    Gail Strickland
    Melinda Dillon
    Ronny Cox
    David Carradine

    Casting By:
    Lynn Stalmaster

    Soundtrack By:
    Leonard Rosenman

    Director of Photography:
    Haskell Wexler

    Robert C. Jones
    Pembroke J. Herring

    Costume Designer:
    William Ware Theiss

    Production Designer:
    Michael D. Haller

    Jeffrey M. Sneller
    Charles Mulvehill
    Harold Leventhal
    Robert F. Blumofe

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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