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    Added on: 17/7/2000 01:37
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    Hurricane, The: Collector`s Edition (US)

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    "The Hurricane rides to glory on an astonishing performance by Denzel Washington"-The New York Times
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 146 mins
    Retail Price: $26.98
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    Academy Award winner Denzel Washington plays Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a man who, in the prime of his boxing career finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder.

    Sentenced to life in prison, Carter`s published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspired a teenager (Vicellous Reon Shannon) from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists (Deborah Kara Unger, John Hannah, L. Schreiber) who believed in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence.

    Their extraordinary efforts ultimately secure this release, leaving Hurricane to sum up his 20 years in prison for a crime he didn`t commit by simply stating, "Hate got me into this place, love got me out."

    Don`t miss the movie "Rolling Stone" called, "A stirring fight for freedom! Denzel Washington at his powerful, poignant best!"

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Spotlight on Location: The Making Of The Hurricane
    Feature Commentary with Director Norman Jewison
    Deleted Scenes with Special Introduction by the Director
    Theatrical Trailer
    Production Notes
    Cast and Filmmakers
    DVD-ROM Features

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Norman Jewison

    Written By:

    Rod Steiger
    Clancy Brown
    Vicellous Reon Shannon
    Liev Schreiber
    Deborah Unger
    John Hannah
    Denzel Washington

    Casting By:
    Avy Kaufman

    Soundtrack By:
    Christopher Young

    Director of Photography:
    Roger Deakins

    Stephen E. Rivkin

    Costume Designer:
    Aggie Guerard Rodgers

    Production Designer:
    Philip Rosenberg

    John Ketcham
    Norman Jewison
    Michael Jewison
    Jon J. Jashni
    Suzann Ellis
    Armyan Bernstein

    Executive Producer:
    William Teitler
    Tom Rosenberg
    Rudy Langlais
    Thomas A. Bliss
    Irving Azoff
    Marc Abraham

    Universal Pictures

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    10 / 10
    The Hurricane is a very good movie and is based on an actual true story. Denzel Washington stars as Rubin `Hurricane` Carter who is a milldeweight boxer who dreams of winning the championship but his hopes are dashed when he is sent to prison for a crime that he didn`t commit. Later after years in jail, Carter writes his own book about the events that happened and when a teenager comes across the book 7 years later, he and his guardians believe that Rubin Carter is innocent and join up with him to reveal the truth about what really happened and get him out of prison. This is a great DVD. There are a lot of extra features such as director`s commentary,featurette,trailer,cut scenes and much more. This disc deserves 10/10 rating.
    posted by LFC_Lad on 12/1/2004 13:27