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1969  Cover Image DVD DVD

1969 / Atlantic Entertainment Group presents ; an Ernest Thompson film ; produced by Daniel Grodnik and Bill Badalato ; written and directed by Ernest Thompson.

Thompson, Ernest, 1949- (screenwriter,, film director.). Grodnik, Daniel. (film producer.). Badalato, Bill. (film producer.). Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965- (actor.). Sutherland, Kiefer, 1966- (actor.). Dern, Bruce, (actor.). Hartley, Mariette. (actor.). Ryder, Winona, 1971- (actor.). Cassidy, Joanna, 1945- (actor.). Small, Michael, (composer (expression)). Anderson, William, 1948- (editor of moving image work.). Atlantic Entertainment Group. (production company.). Olive Films. (publisher.). Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley, Winona Ryder Joanna Cassidy. (Cast).


Set during the Vietnam War, 1969 is the story of two best friends, Ralph and Scott, Maryland college students whose moral outrage at the country's involvement in the war leads to a life altering event. When Scott's brother Aiden, an enlisted serviceman, is declared missing in action, a decision by the friends to steal their files from the local draft board in an attempt to avoid being drafted, sets in motion dramatic consequences.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Includes trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Small ; director of photography, Jules Brenner ; editor, William Anderson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley, Winona Ryder Joanna Cassidy.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9, 1.85:1 widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
DVD; all regions ; Dolby digital mono. ; widescreen ; aspect ratio (2.40:1).
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Home use only.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Draft resisters > Drama.
Conflict of generations > United States > Drama.
Draft > United States > Drama.
Nineteen sixties > Drama.
Genre: Political films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Coming-of-age films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Upper Skagit Library 196 1016298 New DVD Checked out 06/07/2023

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