State of play / Universal Pictures and Working Title Films present ; in association with StudioCanal and Relativity Media ; directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Tony Gilroy and Billy Ray ; an Andell Entertainment production ; produced by Andrew Hauptman, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; in association with International Film Production Stella-del-Sud Fourth GbmH ; in associaiton with Dentsu Inc
DVD | Universal Studios Home Entertainment | 2009
Available at FVTC Entertainment DVDs (PN1997.2 S73 2009)

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Description
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; dual layer.
Note
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Language
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French or Spanish.
Note
Based on the BBC television series created by Paul Abbott.
Cast
Russell Crowe (Cal McAffrey), Ben Affleck (Stephen Collins), Rachel McAdams (Della Frye), Robin Wright Penn (Anne Collins), Jason Bateman (Dominic Foy), Jeff Daniels (George Fergus), Helen Mirren (Cameron Lynne), Michael Berresse (Robert Bingham), Harry Lennix (Detective Bell), Viola Davis (Dr. Judith Franklin), David Harbour (PointCorp insider), Michael Weston (Hank), Josh Mostel (Pete), Barry Shabaka Henley (Gene Stavitz), Michael Jace (Officer Brown), Katy Mixon (Rhonda Silver), Brennan Brown (Andrew Pell), Stephen Park (Chris Kawai), Wendy Makkena (Greer Thornton).
Credits
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Alex Heffes ; costume designer, Jacqueline West.
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for some violence, language including sexual references, and brief drug content; includes depictions of tobacco consumption; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG.
Summary
A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe.
Contents
Investigative reporting -- Congressional hearing -- Breaking news -- Plausable alternative -- Gathering facts -- Substantiating evidence -- Military connection -- Couple of questions -- Blood on your hands -- Digging deeper -- Inside information -- Just a source -- Lethal lead -- Going to press -- Working the slant -- Other side -- Corporate cover-up -- For the record -- Truth be told -- End titles.
Note
Special features: Deleted scenes (4 min.); The making of "State of Play" [featurette] (19 min.).
Access
Educational and home use only.
Subject
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ISBN
9786313033164
6313033167
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