Taking Chance

Taking Chance

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Director: Ross Katz

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Paige Turco, Sarah Thompson

     
 

Inspired by the true story of the United States Marine who volunteered to escort the remains of a nineteen year old soldier who was killed in Iraq to his small hometown in remote Wyoming, Taking Chance stars Kevin Bacon in the feature directorial debut of Oscar-nominated producer Ross Katz. Lance Corporal Chance Phelps (USMC) was just nineteen years old when heSee more details below

Overview

Inspired by the true story of the United States Marine who volunteered to escort the remains of a nineteen year old soldier who was killed in Iraq to his small hometown in remote Wyoming, Taking Chance stars Kevin Bacon in the feature directorial debut of Oscar-nominated producer Ross Katz. Lance Corporal Chance Phelps (USMC) was just nineteen years old when he was killed during active duty. Now, as Lance Corporal Phelps is prepared for his final journey back home, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strobl (USMC) (Bacon) makes it his personal mission to ensure that his fallen brother is laid to rest with the proper respect. As the journey begins, Lieutenant Colonel Strobl gains a greater appreciation of the sacrifices made in war than ever before.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/12/2009
UPC:
0883929033065
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Hbo Home Video
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:18:00
Sales rank:
5,964

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bearing Witness - a featurette that includes interviews with Chance Phelps' friends and family as well as a section on the real Lt. Col. Michael Strobl; The real Chance Phelps - interviews, home movies and personal photos to help paint a more vivid picture of this hero; From Script To Screen - a featurette on how Taking Chance was made, from concept through production; Deleted scene - I'll watch over him

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kevin Bacon Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl
Paige Turco Stacey Strobl
Sarah Thompson Annie
Tom Wopat John Phelps
Blanche Baker Chris Phelps
Tom Aldredge Charlie Fitts
Gordon Clapp Tom Garrett
Ann Dowd Gretchen
Tate Ellington A.V. Scott
Julian Gamble Jeff Mack
Victor Slezak Sgt. Mulcahy
Julie White Col. Karen Bell
William Wise Larry Hertzog
Emily Wickersham Kelly Phelps
John Bedford Lloyd Gen. Kruger

Technical Credits
Ross Katz Director,Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Lori Keith Douglas Producer
Brian A. Kates Editor
Alar Kivilo Cinematographer
Evyen Klean Musical Direction/Supervision
Brad Krevoy Executive Producer
Dan Leigh Production Designer
Lee Percy Editor
David C. Robinson Costumes/Costume Designer
Mike Strobl Screenwriter
Cathy Wischner-Sola Executive Producer
Marcelo Zarvos Score Composer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Taking Chance
1. What Really Matters [6:45]
2. PFC Phelps [5:53]
3. Duty [6:40]
4. Thank You [6:27]
5. They All Know [6:49]
6. Rendering Honors [6:55]
7. He's Finally Home [5:38]
8. Six Ribbons [5:40]
9. Glad You're Here [8:05]
10. You Do Not Mourn Alone [5:42]
11. He Lived a Hero [9:11]
12. Credits [3:49]

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