SummaryBased on the true story of Gary Gilmore and the tragic chain of events which led him to commit two cruel and senseless murders. These crimes would eventually cause him to become the first person in over ten years to be executed in the electric chair. This "director's cut" combines elements from the 97-minute European theatrical release with the original 157-minute U.S. TV miniseries.
Death row inmates -- Drama.
Murderers -- Utah -- Drama.
Biographical television programs.
|Publisher|| Hollywood, Calif. :Paramount Pictures,2008
|Edition||Director's cut, Full screen.|
|Other Titles|| Executioner's song.
Jones, Tommy Lee,
Lahti, Christine, actor.
Arquette, Rosanna, 1959- actor.
Mailer, Norman, screenwriter.
Schiller, Lawrence, producer, director.
Mailer, Norman. Executioner's song.
Film Communications, production company.
CBS Studios Inc., production company.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, publisher.
Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette.
Not rated; parental advisory: explicit content. This program is recommended for mature audiences only. It contains adult language and adult situations.
In English; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Based on Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Original version broadcast as a mini-series in 1982.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital, mono.
Emmy Awards, 1983: Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or a special (Jones).
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.