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Shaft [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Scott Rudin/New Deal production ; produced by Mark Roybal, Scott Rudin and John Singleton ; screenplay by John Singleton, Richard Price and Shane Salerno ; directed by John Singleton
Alternate (uniform) Title Shaft (Motion picture : 2000)
Widescreen version
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 2000
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PS3570.I3 S5211 2000    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Shaft, John (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Murderers -- Drama
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, Dolby 5.1 surround, Dolby surround
Language English or French dialogue, English subtitles; Closed-captioned
Cast Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Busta Rhymes, Dan Hedaya, Toni Collette, Richard Roundtree
Credits Cinematography, Donald E. Thorin ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Ruth Carter ; production designer, Patrizia von Brandenstein
Note MPAA rating: R
Summary To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up
Note TFCA Award, 2000, Best Supporting Actor (Jeffrey Wright)
Special features: exclusive cast and crew interviews; featurette: "Shaft: still the man"; Making of featurette; music video: "Theme from Shaft" by Isaac Hayes; music video: "Bad man" by R. Kelly
Alternate Author Singleton, John, 1968-
Price, Richard, 1949-
Salerno, Shane
Jackson, Samuel L
Williams, Vanessa
Wright, Jeffrey
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Busta Rhymes (Musician)
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
Tidyman, Ernest. Shaft
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
New Deal (Firm)

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