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The guard [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics ; presented by Reprisal Films & Element Pictures in association with Prescience ... [et al.] ; written and directed by John Michael McDonagh ; produced by Chris Clark ... [et al.].

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center Reserve DVD 6252 37684001087204 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENG-321.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Commentary with director John Michael McDonagh and actors Don Cheadle & Brendan Gleeson; Making of The guard; The second death; Outtakes; Q&A with actors Don Cheadle, Brendan Gleeson and director John Michael McDonagh; Deleted scenes: Boyle has champagne with prostitutes, Everett tries to clear the air between Boyle and Stanton, Boyle walking with Gabriela; Extended & alternate scenes: Boyle and McBride discovering the body, Boyle and McBride in the office, Interrogation of Billy Devaney, Boyle with Oleyuwo 'Bourbon', Boyle with Gabriela, Boyle and Everett have breakfast, Boyle walking with prostitutes, Boyle and Everett in the bar, Boyle with Eugene on the bog, Boyle vs Sheehy at Eddie Rocket's, Boyle with his mother in bar, Boyle vs O'Leary in Boyle's home; Theatrical trailer; Previews.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: director and cast commentary; Making of The guard; The second death [short film];outtakes; Q&A with director and cast; deleted scenes; extended & alternate scenes; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Larry Smith ; production designer, John Paul Kelly ; edited by Chris Gill ; music by Calexico ; costume designer, Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Liam Cunningham, Fionnula Flanagan, David Wilmot, Katarina Cas, Rory Keenan, Sarah Greene, Dominique McElligott, Pat Shortt, Laurence Kinlan, Owen Sharpe, Gary Lydon, Darren Healy, Mícheál Óg Lane.
Summary, etc.:
"Two cops... one an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other a straitlaced FBI agent, must join forces to take on an international drug-smuggling gang"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violence, drug material, and sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1 ; NTSC ; 5.1 surround sound ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
Language Note:
English dialogue, optional English, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English SDH for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Official Selections 2011: Los Angeles Film Festival ; Sundance Film Festival
Subject: Police > Ireland > Drama.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Officials and employees > Drama.
Gangs > Ireland > Drama.
Drug traffic > Ireland > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Dark comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Liam Cunningham, Fionnula Flanagan, David Wilmot, Katarina Cas, Rory Keenan, Sarah Greene, Dominique McElligott, Pat Shortt, Laurence Kinlan, Owen Sharpe, Gary Lydon, Darren Healy, Mícheál Óg Lane.

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