300
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ISBN
9781419818011, 1419818015
UPC
00012569736634, 012569736634

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General Note
Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley.
General Note
Special features: Audio commentary by director Zack Snyder, screenwriter Kurt Johnstad and director of photography Larry Fong.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Larry Fong ; editor, William Hoy ; music, Tyler Bates ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, James Bissell ; visual effects supervisor, Chris Watts.
Participants/Performers
Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Peter Mensah, Stephen McHattie.
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In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks.
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DVD format, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, dual-layer, DVD-9.
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English (Dolby 5.1,. Dolby 2.0), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Nunnari, G., Canton, M., Goldmann, B., Silver, J. (., Snyder, Z., Johnstad, K., Gordon, M. B., Butler, G., Headey, L., Wenham, D., West, D., Regan, V., Fassbender, M., Wisdom, T., Pleavin, A., Tiernan, A., Santoro, R., Mensah, P., McHattie, S., Varley, L., & Miller, F. (2007). 300. Full-screen ed. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gianni. Nunnari et al.. 2007. 300. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gianni. Nunnari et al., 300. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Nunnari, Gianni., et al. 300. Full-screen ed. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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