MPAA Rating: R; for violence.
Tarak Ben Ammar presents ; a Quinta Communications, Prima TV, Carthago Films and France 2 Cinéma co-production ; in association with Doha Film Institute ; screenplay Menno Meyjes ; producer Tarak Ben Ammar ; a film by Jean-Jacques Annaud.
Title from disc surface.
Based on the novel "The great thirst" by Hans Ruesch with adaptation by Jean-Jacques Annaud and Alain Godard.
Originally released under the title: Black gold.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: the making of featurette; transforming the desert featurette; from storyboard-to-screen featurette.
Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Tahar Rahim.
Music composer, James Horner ; director of photography, Jean-Marie Dreujou ; editor, Hervé Schnied.
DVD, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.