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Author: Nelson GeorgeJim McKayHannah WeyerMark A BakerQueen LatifahAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Home Video, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ana is an HIV-positive woman and recovering junkie, taking care of a 9-year-old daughter and a husband who is also HIV-positive. While making the most of a local social services program in order to regain stability in her life, she also attempts to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter, living with Ana's mother.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Drama
Made-for-TV movies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Melodrama
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson George; Jim McKay; Hannah Weyer; Mark A Baker; Queen Latifah; Anna Deavere Smith; Wendell Pierce; Rachel Nicks; Gloria Reuben; Tony Rock; Darrin Dewitt Henson; Tracee Ellis Ross; Home Box Office (Firm); HBO Films.; Flavor Unit Films.; Urban Romances (Firm); Shelby Stone Productions.; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783154453 9780783154459
OCLC Number: 133653485
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 2007.
Special features : optional audio commentary (by George); on-set video diary featurette with Nelson George (22 min.); "More Support" deleted scene (2 min.); interview with Andrea Williams (4 min.); "The story behind the story" behind the scenes featurette (with Latifah, George, Williams, 6 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editor, Mary Jo Markey ; music, Stuart Matthewman.
Cast: Queen Latifah, Anna Deavere Smith, Wendell Pierce, Rachel Nicks, Evan Ross, Gloria Reuben, Tony Rock, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Tracee Ellis Ross.
Awards: Golden Globe Awards, 2007: Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Queen Latifah)
Target Audience: TV-MA.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital 2.0 in Spanish.
Responsibility: directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions.

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Ana is an HIV-positive woman and recovering junkie, taking care of a 9-year-old daughter and a husband who is also HIV-positive. While making the most of a local social services program in order to regain stability in her life, she also attempts to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter, living with Ana's mother.

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