Antwone Fisher [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Mundy Lane/Todd Black production, a Denzel Washington film ; producers, Todd Black, Randa Haines, Denzel Washington ; writer, Antwone Fisher ; director, Denzel Washington.
Full screen version.
[United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, , c2002.
Guided by a determined Navy psychiatrist, a troubled sailor embarks on a personal, emotionally inspiring journey to confront his past and connect with the family he never knew. Inspired by the true life experiences of Antwone Fisher.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, language, and mature thematic material involving abuse.
Optional French or Spanish language, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: commentary by director Denzel Washington and producer Todd Black; "Meeting Antwone Fisher" featurette; "The Making of Antwone Fisher" behind-the-scenes featurette; "Hollywood and the Navy" featurette.
Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editor, Conrad Buff ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, Nelson Coates.
Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Denzel Washington, Salli Richardson, Earl Billings, Kevin Connolly, Viola Davis, Rainoldo Gooding.
DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital, Dolby digital 2.0 surround, Region 1 encoding.
Image Awards, 2003: Image Award - Outstanding Motion Picture; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (Denzel Washington).
Consensus: Washington's directing debut is a solidly crafted, emotionally touching work.
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