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Title Sleepers [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Universal Pictures (Australasia), [2002]
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (141 min.) : sound, colour with some black and white sequences ; 12 cm.
Contents note Based on the book Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features include: scene selection ; theatrical trailer.
Creation Note Written and directed by Barry Levinson ; produced by Barry Levinson, Steve Golin.
Performer note Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt.
Summary Note Four boys growing up in Hell's Kitchen play a prank that leads to an old man getting hurt. Sentenced to one year in the Wilkenson Center in upstate New York, the four friends are changed by the beating, humiliation and sexual abuse by the guards sworn to protect them. Thirteen years later and a chance meeting leads to an opportunity for revenge against the Wilkenson Center and the guards.
Target audience note Censorship classification : MA15+
Language note In English or German with optional subtitles available in English, German or Dutch.
Subject - Name Carcaterra, Lorenzo -- Film adaptations
Subject Prisoners -- Abuse of -- Drama
Adult child abuse victims -- Drama
Juvenile detention -- New York (State) Drama
Friendship -- Drama
Revenge -- Drama
Prison violence -- New York (State) Drama
Prisoners -- Abuse of -- New York (State) Drama
Juvenile detention homes -- New York (State) Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Bacon, Kevin, 1958- actor.
De Niro, Robert actor.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937- actor.
Patric, Jason actor.
Pitt, Brad, 1963- actor.
Levinson, Barry film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Golin, Steve film producer.
Carcaterra, Lorenzo Sleepers.
Added title Sleepers (Motion picture : 1996)
Shelf Location DVD F SLEE
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