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The Post / Twentieth Century Fox, Dreamworks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer ; produced by Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger ; an Amblin Entertainment/Pascal Pictures and Star Thrower Entertainment production ; a Steven Spielberg film.

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (film producer,, film director.). Hannah, Liz, (screenwriter.). Singer, Josh, (screenwriter.). Pascal, Amy, 1958- (film producer.). Krieger, Kristie Macosko, (film producer.). Streep, Meryl, (actor.). Hanks, Tom, (actor.). Paulson, Sarah, 1974- (actor.). Odenkirk, Bob, 1962- (actor.). Letts, Tracy, 1965- (actor.). Whitford, Bradley, (actor.). Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- (actor.). Rhys, Matthew, 1974- (actor.). Williams, John, 1932- (composer (expression)). Kahn, Michael, 1935- (editor of moving image work.). Broshar, Sarah, 1980- (editor of moving image work.). Carter, Rick, 1950- (production designer.). KamiƄski, Janusz, 1959- (director of photography.). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (presenter.). Dreamworks Pictures, (presenter.). Reliance Entertainment, (presenter.). TSG Entertainment, (presenter.). Amblin Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Pascal Pictures, (production company.). Star Thrower Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (film distributor.). Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 64 of 67 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library.
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Rockville Public Library DVD "P" 2390 (Text to phone) 34035142483771 Adult DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: The style section: recreating an era; Stop the presses: filming The Post; Arts & entertainment: music for The Post.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2017.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, John Williams ; film editor, Michael Kahn, Sarah Broshar ; production designer, Rick Carter ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski.
Participant or Performer Note:
Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys.
Summary, etc.:
This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an unprecedented power struggle between journalists and the government, exposing a cover-up that has spanned four different American presidencies.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; PG-13 for language and brief war violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English, optional French or Spanish dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Awards Note:
Academy Award Nomination 2017 Actress in a Leading Role.
Academy Award Nomination 2017 Best Picture.
Subject: Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001 > Drama.
Bradlee, Benjamin C. > Drama.
Washington Post Company > Drama.
Washington post, times herald > Drama.
Newspaper publishing > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Journalists > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Civil rights > Drama.
Pentagon Papers > Drama.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States > Drama.
United States > Politics and government > 1969-1974 > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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