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Modern Language Association (MLA): Films or Video Tapes

If you wish to cite a film or videotape, use the following format:

Begin with the title, which should be underlined, followed by the director's name. Then, include any additional information that you find relevant, such as the names of lead actors. End with the distributor and year, separated by a comma.

For additional information, please see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th edition) and the MLA style website.