The wire the complete fifth season / [presented by] HBO Entertainment ; created by David Simon

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Subjects: Drug traffic--Maryland--Baltimore--Drama
Undercover operations--Maryland--Baltimore--Drama
Criminal investigation--Maryland--Baltimore--Drama
Inner cities--Maryland--Baltimore--Drama
Baltimore (Md.)--Drama
Detective and mystery television programs
Television cop shows
Television crime shows
Television series
Fiction television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish (translated from), English (translated from), Summary is in French, Accompanying material in English, French, Spanish, Dubbed in: Spanish
Audience: Adult, Rating: TV-MA
Published: [New York] : HBO Video, c2008
LC Classification: P, PN
Alternate Title(s): Wire (Television program).Season 5.
Alternate Titles: Wire
Additional Authors: Simon, David, 1960-
West, Dominic, 1970-
Akinnagbe, Gbenga
Cathey, Reg E
Crawford, Jermaine, 1992-
Doman, John, 1945-
Gillen, Aidan, 1968-
Gilliam, Seth
Hector, Jamie
Huff, Neal
Johnson, Clark, 1954-
Kostroff, Michael
Lombardozzi, Domenick, 1976-
Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962-
McCarthy, Tom, 1966-
Paress, Michelle
Peters, Clarke
Pierce, Wendell
Reddick, Lance
Parker Robinson, Corey, 1975-
Royo, Andre
Sohn, Sonja
Whitlock, Isiah
Wilds, Tristan, 1989-
Williams, Michael Kenneth
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO Entertainment (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1419867490
ISBN: 9781419867491
UPC: 883929015368
Videorecording number: 4000015752 (2000003741--2000003744)
Videorecording number: 2000003741
Videorecording number: 2000003742
Videorecording number: 2000003743
Videorecording number: 2000003744
Videorecording number: 4000015751
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo
English (5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0) dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
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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
Originally broadcast on HBO television in 2008
Full screen (4:3) presentation
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
Contains all 10 episodes from the fifth season
Contents: disc one. episode 1, More with less / teleplay by David Simon ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Joe Chappelle. episode 2, Unconfirmed reports / teleplay by William F. Zorzi ; story by David Simon & William F. Zorzi ; directed by Ernest Dickerson. episode 3, Not for attribution / teleplay by Chris Collins ; story by David Simon & Chris Collins ; directed by Joy Kecken & Scott Kecken -- disc two. episode 4, Transitions / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Dan Attias. episode 5, React quotes / teleplay by David Mills ; story by David Simon & David Mills ; directed by Agnieszka Holland. episode 6, The Dickensian aspect / teleplay by Ed Burns ; story by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Seith Mann -- disc three. episode 7, Took / teleplay by Richard Price ; story by David Simon & Richard Price ; directed by Dominic West. episode 8, Clarifications / teleplay by Dennis Lehane ; story by David Simon & Dennis Lehane ; directed by Anthony Hemingway. episode 9, 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
Special features: Disc one: "More with less" audio commentary with director/co-executive producer Joe Chappelle and cast member Wendell Pierce; "Unconfirmed reports" audio commentary with writer/cast member William F. Zorzi and director/cast member Clark Johnson ; Disc two: "Transitions" audio commentary with writer/co-executive producer Ed Burns and producer Karen Thorson; "The Dickensian aspect" audio commentary with producer George Pelecanos and director Seith Mann ; Disc three: "Took" audio commentary with director/cast member Dominic West and editor Kate Sanford ; Disc four: "-30-" audio commentary with creator David Simon and executive producer Nina K. Noble; "'The wire' : the last word" : a documentary exploring the role of the media; "'The wire' odyssey" : a retrospective of the first four seasons
Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 630 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 226246701
ISBN/ISSN: 1419867490

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