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Title The wire. The complete series. Season 5 / producer, Karen L. Thorsen ; created by David Simon ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]


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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
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System Details DVD [NTSC], region 1; Dolby digital.
Cast Dominic West, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Reg. E. Cathey, Jermaine Crawford, John Doman, Aidan Gillen, Seth Gilliam, Jamie Hector, Neal Huff, Clark Johnson, Michael Kostroff, Domenick Lombardozzi, Deirdre Lovejoy, Tom McCarthy, Michelle Paress, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Corey Parker Robinson, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Isiah Whitlock, Tristan Wilds, Michael Kenneth Williams.
Credits Editor, Kate Sanford ; photography, Russell Lee Fine, Dave Insley.
Note 10 episodes (60 min. each) originally broadcast in 2008.
Audience Rating: TV-MA.
Summary Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
Note Special features include audio commentaries, recaps, (disc 4) "'The wire' : the last word" : a documentary exploring the role of the media, "'The wire' odyssey" : a retrospective of the first four seasons, "The wire prequels"; "From the wrap party gag reels".
Contents Disc one. Episodes 1-3. More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle -- Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson -- Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken -- Disc two. Episodes 4-6. Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias -- React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland -- The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann -- Disc three. Episode 7-9. Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West -- Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway -- Late editions / teleplay by George Pelecanos ; story by David Simon & George Pelecanos ; directed by Joe Chappelle -- Disc four. Episode 10, -30- / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson.
Language In English (5.1 or 2.0 audio), dubbed Spanish (2.0 audio) or French (2.0 audio) with optional English, Spanish, or French subtitles.
Subject Drug traffic -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Police -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Undercover operations -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Criminal investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Inner cities -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Television programs -- Video recordings.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Simon, David, 1960- creator, author of screenplay.
Thorson, Karen L., producer.
Chappelle, Joe, director.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
Akinnagbe, Gbenga, actor.
Cathey, Reg E., actor.
Crawford, Jermaine, 1992- actor.
Doman, John, 1945- actor.
Gillen, Aidan, 1968- actor.
Gilliam, Seth, actor.
Hector, Jamie, actor.
Huff, Neal, actor.
Johnson, Clark, 1954- actor, director.
Kostroff, Michael, actor.
Lombardozzi, Domenick, 1976- actor.
Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962- actor.
McCarthy, Tom, 1966- actor.
Paress, Michelle, actor.
Peters, Clarke, actor.
Pierce, Wendell, actor.
Reddick, Lance, actor.
Parker Robinson, Corey, 1975- actor.
Royo, Andre, actor.
Sohn, Sonja, actor.
Whitlock, Isiah, Jr., actor.
Wilds, Tristan, 1989- actor.
Williams, Michael Kenneth, actor.
HBO Entertainment (Firm)
Blown Deadline Productions (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Wire (Television program). Season 5.
Wire. Season five
Wire. Season 5
Standard No. 883929023196
ISBN 1419869094
Music No. 4000016801 HBO Video
4000016799 HBO Video
2000004241 HBO Video (disc 1)
2000004242 HBO Video (disc 2)
2000004243 HBO Video (disc 3)
2000004244 HBO Video (disc 4)

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