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The journey of the bonesetter's daughter

Author: Amy TanDavid PetersenMonica LamStewart WallaceOutlier Films, LLC.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The Bonesetter's Daughter, based on Amy Tan's book of the same name. Bringing together artists from China and the U.S, the opera tells a deeply moving story about the difficult but unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Adaptations
Named Person: Stewart Wallace; Amy Tan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Tan; David Petersen; Monica Lam; Stewart Wallace; Outlier Films, LLC.; Center for Asian American Media.; Independent Television Service.; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); PBS Distribution (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781608834662 1608834662
OCLC Number: 725522467
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; described for the visually imparied.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television program on PBS.
Bonus features: extended interviews with Amy Tan and Stewart Wallace; Backstage Opera House tour; Amy Tan's half-sisters discuss their childhood.
Performer(s): Amy Tan, interviewee.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; widescreen.
Contents: The opera's origins --
Rehearsals begin --
Grandmother's story --
Mother and daughter --
Rehearsals continue --
part I --
Stewart Wallace in China --
First orchestra rehearsals --
Rehearsals continued --
part II --
Final rehearsals --
Opening night backstage --
Opening night onstage --
act I --
Opening night onstage --
act II --
Final bows & credits.
Responsibility: a co-production of Outlier Films, the Center for Asian American Media, the Independent Television Service, and KQED San Francisco ; director: David Petersen ; producer: Monica Lam.

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Follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera's celebrated production of The Bonesetter's Daughter, based on Amy Tan's book of the same name. Bringing together artists from China and the U.S, the opera tells a deeply moving story about the difficult but unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters.

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