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The axe in the attic

Author: Lucia Small; Edward Pincus; Todd Horton; Pincus & Small Films.; IndiePix (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : IndiePix, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen format (1.78:1)View all editions and formats
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"In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, two filmmakers, drawn together by outrage, take a sixty-day road trip from New England to New Orleans. Along the way they meet evacuees and witness the loss, dignity, perseverance and humor of people who have become exiles in their own country. The breakdown of trust between a government and its citizens, the influence of race, class, and gender, as well as the ethics of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucia Small; Edward Pincus; Todd Horton; Pincus & Small Films.; IndiePix (Firm)
OCLC Number: 298858750
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Pincus & Small; 11 extended & deleted scenes (ca. 30 min. total); "Fast women, slow horses : the story of Richard Omes" short documentary film (10 min.); "Lower Ninth Ward" short documentary film (8 min.); interactive map of the journey; theatrical trailer (2 min.); Q & A session at the New Orleans Film Festival (11 min.); Q & A session at the Harvard School of Public Health (12 min.).
Credits: Principal cinematography, Ed Pincus ; editor, sound, and additional camera, Lucia Small ; original score, Todd Horton.
Performer(s): Ed Pincus, Lucia Small.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Fast women, slow horses : the story of Richard Omes.
Lower Ninth Ward.
Responsibility: produced, directed, and written by Lucia Small and Ed Pincus ; Pincus & Small Films.
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"In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, two filmmakers, drawn together by outrage, take a sixty-day road trip from New England to New Orleans. Along the way they meet evacuees and witness the loss, dignity, perseverance and humor of people who have become exiles in their own country. The breakdown of trust between a government and its citizens, the influence of race, class, and gender, as well as the ethics of documentary filmmaking itself, form the backdrop for this universal story of the search for home"--Http://www.theaxeintheattic.com/about-synopsis.shtml.

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