Beyond the gates


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Special features: Audio commentary by director Michael Caton-Jones; audio commentaries by writer David Wolstencroft and producer David Belton; the making of Beyond the gates; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; editor, Christian Lonk ; music, Dario Marianelli ; costume designer, Dinah Collin ; production designer, Bertram Strauss.
John Hurt, Hugh Dancy, Dominique Horwitz, Claire-Hope Ashitey.
In April 1994 the airplane of the Hutu President of Rwanda crashes and the Hutu militias slaughter the Tutsi population. In the Ecole Technique Officielle, Christopher, a Catholic priest and Joe Connor, an idealistic English teacher give sanctuary to twenty-five hundred Rwandans survivors in the school, which is under the protection of the UN Belgian force and under siege from the Hutu militia. When the Tutsi refugees are abandoned by the UN, they are murdered by the extremist militia.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, disturbing images, and language.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Heartland Film Festival, 2006: Grand Prize for Dramatic Feature.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hurt, J., Dancy, H., Horwitz, D., Ashitey, C., Belton, D., Cross, P., Meurer, J., Alwyn, R., Wolstencroft, D., & Caton-Jones, M. (2007). Beyond the gates (Widescreen ed.). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hurt et al.. 2007. Beyond the Gates. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

John Hurt et al.. Beyond the Gates 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hurt, John, et al. Beyond the Gates Widescreen ed., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

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