Some kind of hero

Format: DVD [2015]
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Summary
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
Additional Information
Subjects Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Drama.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Drama.
African American veterans -- Drama.
Ex-prisoners of war -- United States -- Drama.
Comedy films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Publisher [Chicago, Ill.] :[2015]
Other Titles Some kind of hero.
Contributors Pressman, Michael, film director.
Koch, Howard W., Jr., 1916-2001, film producer.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989, screenwriter.
Boris, Robert, 1945- screenwriter.
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005, actor.
Kidder, Margot, actor.
Sharkey, Ray, actor.
Cox, Ronny, actor.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989. Some kind of hero.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Participants/Performers Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody, Olivia Cole.
Other Contributors Director of photography, King Baggot ; editor, Christopher Greenbury ; music, Patrick Williams.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
Notes Based on the book by James Kirkwood.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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