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9780783135281

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Full screen ; DVD.

Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780783135281
  • ISBN: 0783135289
  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen ; DVD.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video, c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
Created by David Simon.
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The wire in 2004.
Special features (disc 5): Q & A with David Simon and creative team (courtesy of The Museum of Television & Radio, 60 min.); conversation with David Simon (at Eugene Lang College's The New School for Liberal Arts, as part of "Politics, journalism and commercial art : a master class on HBO's 'The wire'", 27 min.).
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Time after time (with optional audio commentary by Simon & co-producer Nina Kostroff Noble) / teleplay by David Simon, story by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Ed Bianchi -- All due respect (with optional audio commentary by Price) / teleplay by Richard Price, story by David Simon & Richard Price, directed by Steve Shill -- disc 2. Dead soldiers (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by Dennis Lehane, story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane, directed by Rob Bailey -- Amsterdam / teleplay by George Pelecanos, story by David Simon & George Pelecanos, directed by Ernest Dickerson -- disc 3. Straight and true / teleplay by Ed Burns, story by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Daniel Attias -- Homecoming / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, story by David Simon & Rafael Alvarez, directed by Leslie Libman -- Back burners / teleplay by Joy Lusco Kecken, story by David Simon & Joy Lusco Kecken, directed by Tim Van Patten -- disc 4. Moral midgetry / teleplay by Richard Price, story by David Simon & Richard Price, directed by Agnieszka Holland -- Slapstick / teleplay by David Simon, story by David Simon & George Pelecanos, directed by Alex Kakrzeweski -- Reformation / teleplay by Ed Burns, story by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Christine Moore -- disc 5. Middle ground (with optional audio commentary by Pelecanos & Chappelle) / teleplay by George Pelecanos, story by David Simon & George Pelecanos, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Mission accomplished (with optional audio commentary by Simon & co-producer Karen L. Thorson) / teleplay by David Simon, story by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Ernest Dickerson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Aidan Gillen, Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Jim True-Frost, Robert Wisdom.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md.
Summary, etc.:
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Drug traffic > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Police > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
Undercover operations > Maryland > Baltimore > Drama.
PolicĂ­a > Maryland > Baltimore > Teatro.
Drogas > Comercio > Maryland > Balitimore > Teatro.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Police > Television series.
Crime > Television series.
Mystery > Television series.
Mystery television programs.


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