The wire. The complete first season
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 16 Libraries 16 of 20 copies|
This unvarnished, highly realistic series 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.
ContentsThe target / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson
The detail / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clark Johnson
The buys / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Peter Medak
Old cases / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Clement Virgo
The pager / teleplay by Ed Burns ; directed by Clark Johnson
The wire / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Ed Bianchi
One arrest / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez ; directed by Joe Chappelle
Lessons / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Gloria Muzio
Game day / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey ; directed by Milcho Manchevski
The cost / teleplay by David Simon ; directed by Brad Anderson
The hunt / teleplay by Joy Lusco ; directed by Steve Shill
Cleaning up / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos ; directed by Clement Virgo
Sentencing / written by David Simon & Ed Burns ; directed by Tim Van Patten.
Police -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Homicide investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Undercover operations -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Drama.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Drama.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Television cop shows.
Television crime shows.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :HBO Video,2004
|Other Titles|| Wire, season 1
Simon, David, 1960- screenwriter.
Burns, Edward, 1946- screenwriter.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
Doman, John, 1945- actor.
Elba, Idris, actor.
Faison, Frankie, actor.
Gilliard, Larry, actor.
Harris, Wood, 1969- actor.
Lovejoy, Deirdre, 1962- actor.
Pierce, Wendell, actor.
Reddick, Lance, actor.
Royo, Andre, actor.
Sohn, Sonja, actor.
Johnson, Clark, 1954- director.
Medak, Peter, director.
Virgo, Clement, director.
Bianchi, Ed, director.
Alvarez, Rafael, 1958- screenwriter.
Chappelle, Joe, director.
Muzio, Gloria, director.
Melnick, David H., screenwriter.
Choksey, Shamit, screenwriter.
Manchevski, Milcho, director.
Anderson, Brad, 1964- director.
Lusco, Joy, screenwriter.
Shill, Steve, director.
Pelecanos, George P., screenwriter.
Van Patten, Timothy, 1959- director.
Home Box Office (Firm), production company, broadcaster.
HBO Video (Firm), publisher.
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn.
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-MA.
In English, French, or Spanish; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2002.
Special features: Episode 1 (The target) commentary by writer/creator David Simon; episode 2 (The detail) commentary by director Clark Johnson; episode 12 (Cleaning up) commentary by creator David Simon & writer George P. Pelecanos.
DVD; region 1; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English) and 2.0 (English, French, Spanish).
5 videodiscs (775 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.