5 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
883929430970, 0783135289, 9780783135281, 9786315702860, 6315702864
Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
Created by David Simon.
Originally produced as episodes of the television program The wire in 2004.
Special features (disc 5): Q & A with David Simon and creative team (courtesy of The Museum of Television & Radio, 60 min.); conversation with David Simon (at Eugene Lang College's The New School for Liberal Arts, as part of "Politics, journalism and commercial art : a master class on HBO's 'The wire'", 27 min.)
Producers, Ed Burns, George Pelecanos, Karen L. Thorson.
Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Aidan Gillen, Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Jim True-Frost, Robert Wisdom.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Filmed on location in Baltimore, Md.
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 in English & Dolby digital 2.0 in English, French or Spanish.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.