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WORLD WAR I RAGES in Europe as two of its victims -- orphans Helmut (Robert Karl Burke) and Brigitta Brink (Amber Willenborg) -- find themselves released from an American internment camp into the care of Pastor Douglas Simms, M.D. (Tony Lincoln).
Why Is The Basket Rated PG?
The Basket is rated PG for some mild violence and brief language.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of The Basket...
Although we were unable to acquire a DVD copy of The Basket, the following is provided for your convenience…
DVD Release Information:
- Studio: MGM
- Theatrical release date: May 5, 2000
- DVD release date: December 11, 2001
- Runtime: 104 minutes
- Production company: MGM
- Package type: Keep case
- Aspect ratio: Widescreen anamorphic - 1.85:1
- DVD encoding: Region 1
- Available audio tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English, French, Spanish & German (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo).
- Available subtitles: English.
- Deleted scenes and optional commentary
- Commentaries by director and director of photography
- Behind The Basket - 6 featurettes