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Title Roots [dvd] / directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Published New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, [2016]
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Descript 3 videodiscs (383 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Media video v
Carrier videodisc vd
Descript digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Television mini-series. lcgft
Note Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Performer(S) Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr
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
Audience Rating: TV14
Tech Details DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Language English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Haley, Alex -- Television adaptations
Slavery -- United States -- Drama
African Americans -- United States -- Drama
Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama
African American families -- United States -- Drama
DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Beresford, Bruce, film director
Whitaker, Forest, actor
Paquin, Anna, actor
Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- actor
Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- actor
Television adaptation of (work) Haley, Alex. Roots
Arts and Entertainment Network, publisher
ISBN/ISSN 031398247586
Music # 49983 A&E Television Networks, LLC

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