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Catch a fire

Author: Tim RobbinsTim BevanShawn SlovoPhillip NoycePhilip Miller; et al; All authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives.
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Historical films
Biographical films
Films for the hearing impaired
Thriller
Historical
Biographical
Suspense films
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Patrick Chamusso
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Robbins; Tim Bevan; Shawn Slovo; Phillip Noyce; Philip Miller; Derek Luke; Bonnie Henna; Mncedisi Shabangu; Tumisho Masha; Sithembiso Khumalo; Terry Pheto; Michele Burgers; Mpho Lovinga; Mirage Enterprises.; Studio Canal.; Working Title Films.; Universal Pictures (Firm); et al
OCLC Number: 76814488
Language Note: Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Digital 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Philip Noyce, Patrick Chamusso, Robyn Slovo, Tim Robbins, Derek Luke and Bonnie Henna; deleted scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Ron Fortunato ; editor, Jill Bilcock ; music, Philip Miller ; costume designer, Reza Levy ; production designer, Johnny Breedt.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu, Tumisho K. Masha, Sithembiso Khumalo, Terry Pheto, Michele Burgers, Mpho Lovinga.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material involving torture and abuse, violence and brief language.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 37 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; dual layer format; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
Responsibility: Focus Features presents in association with Studiocanal ; a Working Title/Mirage Enterprises production ; produced by Tim Bevan ... [et al.] ; written by Shawn Slovo ; directed by Philip Noyce.

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The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives.

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