Franklin: Record - Wag the dog [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; a Barry Levinson film ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson.

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Wag the dog [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents a Tribeca/Baltimore Pictures/Punch production ; a Barry Levinson film ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Barry Levinson ; screenplay by Hilary Henkin and David Mamet ; directed by Barry Levinson.

Edition:
Widescreen and full version.
Publication:
[Burbank, CA] : New Line Home Video, c1998.
Series:
New Line platinum series
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Beinhart, Larry -- Film adaptations.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- Drama.
Political satire -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Language:
In English and French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Summary:
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it.
Participant:
Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, Andrea Martin, Kirsten Dunst.
Credits:
Director of photography, Robert Richardson ; editor, Stu Linder ; music, Mark Knopfler.
Notes:
Based on the book by Larry Beinhart.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Double sided.
Special features: audio commentary by Barry Levinson and Dustin Hoffman; featurette From Washington to Hollywood and back; The line between truth and fiction : an essay on politics and the media; Macy on Mamet; theatrical trailer; cast and crew biographies; filmographies; scene selection.
Contributor:
Levinson, Barry. , Director, Producer
Rosenthal, Jane, 1957- , Producer
Henkin, Hilary. , Screenwriter
Mamet, David. , Screenwriter
De Niro, Robert. , Producer, Actor
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- , Actor
Heche, Anne. , Actor
Leary, Denis. , Actor
Nelson, Willie, 1933- , Actor
Martin, Andrea, 1947- , Actor
Dunst, Kirsten, 1982- , Actor
Knopfler, Mark. , Composer
Beinhart, Larry. , Author
New Line Cinema Corporation. , Producer
Tribeca Productions. , Producer
Baltimore Pictures (Firm) , Producer
Punch Productions. , Producer
New Line Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Beinhart, Larry., Author American hero.
ISBN:
0780622561
Publisher no.:
794043465826
N4658 New Line Home Video