Thirteen days [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents in association with Beacon Pictures ; a Roger Donaldson film ; produced by Armyan Bernstein, Peter O. Almond and Kevin Costner ; written by David Self ; directed by Roger Donaldson.
[United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, , c2000.
Oct. 1962, for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House.
Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker.
Cinematographers, Andrezej Bartkowiak, Roger Deakins, Christopher Duddy ; editor, Conrad Buff ; original music, Trevor Jones ; production designer, Dennis Washington.
Based on the book "The Kennedy tapes : inside the White House during the Cuban Missile Crisis", edited by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow. Special features: filmmaker commentary with Kevin Costner, Roger Donaldson, David Self and others, historical commentary, documentary 'Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis', documentary 'Bringing history to the silver screen', historical figures biography gallery, visual effects scene demonstrations, deleted scenes with director commentary, cast and crew filmographies, theatrical trailers; DVD-ROM content: script to screen screenplay, link to original website.