The burning plain

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Widescreen edition.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
General Note
Special features: the making of The Burning Plain, the music of The Burning Plain, HDNet: a look at The Burning Plain.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Craig Wood ; music, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Hans Zimmer.
Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, John Corbett, Joaquim de Almeida, Danny Pino.
Sylvia is a beautiful restaurant manager whose cool, professional demeanor masks the sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, Sylvia is launched into a journey through space and time that inextricably connects her to these disparate characters, all of whom are grappling with their own romantic destinies. Gina is a housewife trapped in a loveless marriage who finds solace and passion in an illicit affair. Mariana is a young woman coping with the death of her mother, who falls in love with a young man her father despises. Though separated by time and distance, these women find their lives linked by the forces of love and fate.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, nudity and language.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation (2.40:1); Dolby Digital.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Parkes, W. F., MacDonald, L., Arriaga Jordán, G., Theron, C., Basinger, K., Corbett, J., Almeida, J. d., Pino, D., Rodriguez-Lopez, O. A. 1., & Zimmer, H. (2009). The burning plain. Widescreen edition. Los Angeles, CA: Magnolia Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Walter F. Parkes et al.. 2009. The Burning Plain. Los Angeles, CA: Magnolia Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Walter F. Parkes et al., The Burning Plain. Los Angeles, CA: Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Parkes, Walter F., et al. The Burning Plain. Widescreen edition. Los Angeles, CA: Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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