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The Post

The Post

Williams, John, 1932- music; Spielberg, Steven, 1946- director; Hanks, Tom, actor; Paulson, Sarah, 1974- actor; Streep, Meryl, actor

Steven Spielberg directs this political drama starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Set in 1971, 'Washington Post' publisher Katharine Graham (Streep) faces the difficult decision of whether to publish documents surrounding the American government's communications during the Vietnam War, brought to her by military analyst Daniel Ellsberg (Matthew Rhys). Within the papers are the communications of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara (Bruce Greenwood) in which he revealed his belief of the war being unwinnable but stood by his decision to send American men to Southeast Asia and their certain death. The cast also includes Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk and Bradley Whitford

DVD. English. Feature : Drama.
Published 20th Century Fox Home Ent., 2018
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Statement of responsibility: producer, Kristie Macosko Krieger; producer, Amy Pascal; producer, Steven Spielberg
EAN: 5039036082907
BBFC classification: 12A
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English), Other documentaries ('Layout: Katharine Graham, Ben Bradlee & The Washington Post'; 'Editorial: The Cast and Characters of The Post'; 'The Style Section: Re-Creating an Era'; 'Arts and Entertainment: Music for The Post').
Note: Made in 2017.
Note: Based on Real events.
Note: Credits: director, Steven Spielberg; writer, Liz Hannah; writer, Josh Singer; music, John Williams; cinematographer, Janusz Kaminski.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5039036082907
Publisher Number: EO52160D