L.A. confidential [videorecording] / Regency Enterprises presents an Arnon Milchan/David L. Wolper production ; based on the novel by James Ellroy ; screenplay by Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson ; produced by Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson, Michael Nathanson ; directed by Curtis Hanson.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c1998.
Video 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Film adaptations. Film noir. Feature films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
English or French language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish. Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
DVD; Dolby surround 5.1.
Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner. A tribute to tough film noir crime films.
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito.
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editor, Peter Honess ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997. Special features: Off the record (including cast/creator interviews) ; Director Curtis Hanson's Photo pitch ; The L.A. of L.A. confidential interactive map tour ; music-only track ; interactive menus ; production notes ; theatrical trailer ; 3 TV spots.