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The burning season : the Chico Mendes story

Author: Raul JuliaEdward James OlmosJohn FrankenheimerAndrew RevkinHome Box Office (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1995?], ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spurred to action after a key organizer of the rain forest's working poor is slain, Mendes stands firm against slash-and-burn deforestation. He becomes a nonviolent activist, union leader, political candidate and a recognized authority who helps alert the world to the plight of the Amazon.
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Television adaptations
Television programs
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography Drama
Drama
Named Person: Chico Mendes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Raul Julia; Edward James Olmos; John Frankenheimer; Andrew Revkin; Home Box Office (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790724065 9780790724065
OCLC Number: 35578967
Notes: Based in part on the book The Burning season by Andrew Revkin.
Videocassette release of the 1994 television motion picture production.
In hi-fi stereo., Dolby surround.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Music, Gary Chang ; executive producer, David Puttnam ; producers, Thomas M. Hammel, John Frankenheimer ; teleplay, William Mastrosimone, Michael Tolkin, Ron Hutchinson ; story, William Mastrosimone ; director, John Frankenheimer.
Cast: Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, Kamala Dawson, Luis Guzman, Nigel Havers, Tomas Milian, Esai Morales, Tony Plana, Marco Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos.
Description: 1 videocassette (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Chico Mendes story
Responsibility: Home Box Office.

Abstract:

Spurred to action after a key organizer of the rain forest's working poor is slain, Mendes stands firm against slash-and-burn deforestation. He becomes a nonviolent activist, union leader, political candidate and a recognized authority who helps alert the world to the plight of the Amazon.

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