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Silent running

A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter "Valley Forge" preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring...

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Corporate Author: Universal Pictures (Firm)
Other Authors: Gruskoff, Michael., Washburn, Deric., Cimino, Michael., Bochco, Steven., Trumbull, Douglas, 1942-, Dern, Bruce., Potts, Cliff, 1945-, Rifkin, Ron., Vint, Jesse.
Format: Video DVD
Language: English
French
Spanish
Published: Universal City, CA : Universal, 2002
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Summary: A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter "Valley Forge" preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring himself. He plunges the ship into the gaseous Rings of Saturn, where he embarks on the loneliest adventure of all with only two drone robots to keep him company.
Item Description: Originally released as motion picture in 1971.
Special features: featurette, The Making of Silent Running; commentary with director, Douglas Trumbull and actor, Bruce Dern; featurette, Silent running by Douglas Trumbull; conversation with Bruce Dern; featurette, Douglas Trumbull: then and now; theatrical trailer; production notes; cast and filmmaker biographies.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Production Credits: Producer, Michael Gruskoff; director, Douglas Trumbull; screenplay, Deric Washburn, Mike Cimino, Steve Bochco; score, Peter Schickele; songs sung by Joan Baez.
ISBN: 0783255381
9780783255385
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY.