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The Resource Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD videorecording)

Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Chi-raq
Title
Chi-raq
Statement of responsibility
director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago2s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Nick Cannon
Intended audience
Rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Language note
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Willmott, Kevin
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Cusack, John
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Lions Gate Films
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • (OCoLC)ocn932346378
  • 758777
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • (OCoLC)ocn932346378
  • 758777
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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