Kill the messenger

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[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015].
Widescreen version.
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1 videodisc (DVD) (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015].
Widescreen version.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
General Note
Based upon the books "Dark alliance" by Gary Webb and "Kill the messenger" by Nick Schou.
General Note
Special features: Deleted scenes; Kill the messenger : the all-star cast; Crack in America; Filming in Georgia; Feature commentary with director Michael Cuesta.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designer, Kimberly Adams ; music by Nathan Johnson ; edited by Brian A. Kates ; production designer, John Paino ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.
Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Paz Vega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia, Lucas Hedges, Richard Schiff, Josh Close, Robert Patrick, Yul Vazquez, Gil Bellows, Dan Futterman.
Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation's streets, and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua. Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; language and drug content.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cuesta, M., Landesman, P., Abdy, P., Handfield, D., Bederman, M., Stuber, S., Despres, N., Renner, J., Webb, G., Schou, N., DeWitt, R., Liotta, R., Nelson, T. B., Pepper, B., Platt, O., Sheen, M., Vega, P., Williams, M. K., Winstead, M. E., Garcia, A., Hedges, L., Schiff, R., Close, J., Patrick, R., Vazquez, Y., Bellows, G., Futterman, D., Adams-Galligan, K., Johnson, N., Kates, B. A., Paino, J., Bobbitt, S., Webb, G., & Schou, N. (2015). Kill the messenger (Widescreen version.). [Publisher not identified].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Cuesta et al.. 2015. Kill the Messenger. [Publisher not identified].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Cuesta et al.. Kill the Messenger [Publisher not identified], 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cuesta, Michael, et al. Kill the Messenger Widescreen version., [Publisher not identified], 2015.

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