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State of play [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Working Title Films presents in association with StudioCanal and Relativity Media, an Andell Entertainment/Bevan-Fellner production ; produced by Andrew Hauptman, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Tony Gilroy and Billy Ray ; directed by Kevin Macdonald.

State of play

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    0 current holds with 2 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD State (Text) 31307020117661 Movies Available -
Seymour DVD State (Text) 31307018295917 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the television series created by Paul Abbott.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
"This film is available in widescreen only"--container.
"This film contains depictions of tobacco consumption"--container.
Special features: Deleted scenes; "The making of State of play" featurette. Bonus features not rated, not all subtitled.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Alex Heffes ; costume designer, Jacqueline West ; production designer, Mark Friedberg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright Penn, Jason Bateman.
Summary, etc.:
When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures. In a town of spin-doctors and wealthy power brokers, he will discover one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language including sexual references, and brief drug content.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Politicians > United States > Drama.
Reporters and reporting > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Political corruption > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Conspiracy > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Spin doctors > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Business brokerage > United States > Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Topic Heading: Video recording for the hearing impaired.

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