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Title Soylent green / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Walter Seltzer and Russell Thacher ; directed by Richard Fleischer ; screenplay by Stanley R. Greenberg.
Publication [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co., [2007]
Distribution Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Call # DVD MOVIE SOYLENT
System Req DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Note English or French soundtracks; subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Based on a novel by Harry Harrison.
Special features include: Full-length commentary by Leigh Taylor-Young and director Richard Fleischer; vintage documentary "A look at the world of Soylent Green"; MGM's tribute to Edward G. Robinson's 101st film; Charlton Heston sci-fi movies essay; theatrical trailer.
Cast Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson.
Credits Director of photography, Richard H. Kline; editor, Samuel E. Beetley, original music, Fred Myrow.
Awards AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Movie Quotes ("Soylent Green is people!")
Summary Charlton Heston plays a cop in this science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York in the year 2022, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely on a wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Subject Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012 -- Film adaptations.
Overpopulation -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012. (OCoLC)fst01798391
Overpopulation. (OCoLC)fst01049361
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Science fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710407
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Dystopian films. (OCoLC)fst01710410
Detective and mystery films. (OCoLC)fst01710476
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Dystopian films.
Science fiction films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Addl. Author Seltzer, Walter, 1914-2011, film producer.
Thacher, Russell, 1919-1990, film producer.
Fleischer, Richard, film director.
Greenberg, Stanley R., screenwriter.
Heston, Charlton, actor.
Taylor-Young, Leigh, actor.
Connors, Chuck, 1921-1992, actor.
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994, actor.
Peters, Brock, actor.
Kelly, Paula, actor.
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973, actor.
Myrow, Fredric, 1939-1999, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Harrison, Harry, 1925-2012. Make room! Make room!
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, presenter.
Turner Entertainment Co., publisher.
Warner Home Video (Firm), distributor.
Addl. Title Container of (work): Soylent green (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Soylent green (Motion picture). French.
ISBN 1419862065
9781419862069
6315790283
9786315790287
0790743779
9780790743776
Standard # 012569799998

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