The Resource Braveheart, a Paramount Pictures presentation ; an Icon Productions/Ladd Company production ; a Mel Gibson film ; produced by Mel Gibson and Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey ; written by Randall Wallace ; directed by Mel Gibson, (videorecording DVD)

Braveheart, a Paramount Pictures presentation ; an Icon Productions/Ladd Company production ; a Mel Gibson film ; produced by Mel Gibson and Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey ; written by Randall Wallace ; directed by Mel Gibson, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Braveheart
Title
Braveheart
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount Pictures presentation ; an Icon Productions/Ladd Company production ; a Mel Gibson film ; produced by Mel Gibson and Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey ; written by Randall Wallace ; directed by Mel Gibson
Title variation
Brave heart
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In the intersection of history and legend lies the story of William Wallace, who led his nation into battle against the English in the years around 1300. King Edward, popularly known as "Longshanks" has allowed the English barons who hold Scotland for him to claim the 'Prima Nocta.' Wallace and his love Murron marry secretly, but his guerrilla activities bring Murron to the attention of the English. They set a trap for Wallace, and the failure of the scheme sets Wallace on the path of both bloody revenge, and open rebellion against the tyrannical rule of the English. The quest to free Scotland from English rule is complicated by the machinations of various Scottish nobles, bribes from King Edward, and sly political treachery at the hands of Robert the Bruce, whose father has his own plans to further. Despite being taken prisoner, and put to a traitor's death, William Wallace is remembered to this day as a hero of Scotland
Awards note
Winner, 1996 Academy Awards for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing--Lon Bender, Per Hallberg; Best Makeup--Peter Frampton, Paul Pattison, Lois Burwell; Best Cinematography--John Toll; Best Director--Mel Gibson; Best Picture--Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd Jr., Bruce Davey; Winner, 1996 Golden Globe for Best Director, Motion Picture--Mel Gibson.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Toll ; production designer, Tom Sanders ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music composer, James Horner ; costume designer, Charles Knode
Date time place
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1995
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for brutal medieval warfare; Canadian Home Video rating: 18A
Language note
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B738444378 2007
PerformerNote
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Catherine McCormack, Angus McFadyen, Brendan Gleeson, David O'Hara, Ian Bannen, James Cosmo, Brian Cox, Tommy Flanagan, Peter Hanly, Stephen Billington, Gerard McSorley, John Kavanagh, Alun Armstrong, Barry McGovern, Michael Byrne
Runtime
177
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Braveheart, a Paramount Pictures presentation ; an Icon Productions/Ladd Company production ; a Mel Gibson film ; produced by Mel Gibson and Alan Ladd, Jr. and Bruce Davey ; written by Randall Wallace ; directed by Mel Gibson, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • RICHMOND
  • RICHMOND
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • disc 1. Main feature.
  • Wits of men -- Courage and a free heart -- Trouble with Scotland -- Nobleman's rights -- No other, forever -- Application and consequences of laws -- Gathering to rebel -- Ruthless compromise -- Madmen and spies -- Are you ready for war? -- Terms and offers -- Guardian of Scotland -- Negotiating with a princess -- Unity and betrayal -- Lands of death -- To capture a legend -- Pledge of the Bruce -- Crown's price -- Queen's plea for mercy -- Freedom! -- Bleed with me -- Credits
  • (1995) (177 min.); Special features: Commentary by Mel Gibson [optional audio feature]
  • producer, Eric Young ; Paramount Pictures
  • (2007) (30 min.)
  • Archival interviews with the cast of Braveheart
  • (15 min.); Photo montage [slide show] (7 min.); Theatrical trailer 1 (2 min.); Theatrical trailer 2 (3 min.)
  • disc 2. Special features:
  • A writer's journey
  • producer, Eric Young ; Paramount Pictures
  • (2007) (22 min.)
  • Alba gu Brath!-The making of Braveheart
  • Paramount Pictures
  • (2007) (50 min.)
  • Tales of William Wallace
Control code
000373552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (177 min.)
Isbn
9781415715239
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361313948
  • 097361313962
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
13139
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u249658
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000373552
  • (OCoLC)180159984
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround; widescreen presentation, letterbox format preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio; enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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