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Thirteen days [videorecording] / presented by New Line Cinema in association with Beacon Pictures ; a Roger Donaldson film ; produced by Armyan Bernstein, Peter O. Almond and Kevin Costner ; written by David Self ; directed by Roger Donaldson.

Bernstein, Armyan. (Added Author). Almond, Peter O. (Added Author). Costner, Kevin. (Added Author). Self, David. (Added Author). Donaldson, Roger. (Added Author). Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- (Added Author). Culp, Steven. (Added Author). Baker, Dylan. (Added Author). Bartkowiak, Andrzej. (Added Author). Deakins, Roger A., 1949- (Added Author). Duddy, Christopher. (Added Author). Buff, Conrad. (Added Author). Jones, Trevor. (Added Author). Washington, Dennis. (Added Author). New Line Cinema Corporation. (Added Author). Beacon Productions. (Added Author). New Line Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 078063411X
  • ISBN: 9780780634114
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (142 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2001], c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book "The Kennedy tapes : inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis", edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow.
Special features: filmmaker commentary with Kevin Costner, Roger Donaldson, David Self and others, historical commentary, documentary 'Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis', documentary 'Bringing history to the silver screen', historical figures biography gallery, visual effects scene demonstrations, deleted scenes with director commentary, cast and crew filmographies, theatrical trailers; DVD-ROM content: script to screen screenplay, link to original website.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographers, Andrezej Bartkowiak, Roger Deakins, Christopher Duddy ; editor, Conrad Buff ; original music, Trevor Jones ; production designer, Dennis Washington.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker.
Summary, etc.:
Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital, DTS surround sound.
Language Note:
Subject: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 > Drama.
Cuba > History > 1959-1990 > Drama.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 > Drama.
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971 > Drama.
Feature films.
Genre: Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Political drama.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library DVD THIRTEEN DAYS 111470 VIDEOS Checked out 09/08/2022

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