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The Resource Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra

Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley2s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: TV14
Language note
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Haley, Alex
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
Runtime
383
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
  • Television mini-series
  • Historical television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Widescreen
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247616
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953533284
  • (OCoLC)ocn953533284
  • 835311
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen; 5.1 DTS-HD MA; requires Blu-ray player
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Widescreen
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247616
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953533284
  • (OCoLC)ocn953533284
  • 835311
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen; 5.1 DTS-HD MA; requires Blu-ray player
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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