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Rabi

Author: British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Bullfrog Films.
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, ©1992.
Series: Developing stories.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Juvenile audience   Visual materialView all editions and formats
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"Nine-year-old Rabi acquires a pet tortoise after his father falls off his bicycle swerving to avoid it. The boy's fascination with nature manifests itself in turning his pet on its back and watching it struggle. The boy is heartbroken when the tortoise is taken away from him, but his grandfather helps him find his own tortoise which speaks to him so eloquently about his abuse that the boy eventually sets it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Bullfrog Films.
ISBN: 1560295384 9781560295389
OCLC Number: 31628011
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
English subtitles.
Credits: Music, René B. Guirma, Wally Badarou ; director of photography, Jean-Noʹel Ferragut.
Cast: Yacouba Kabore (Rabi), Tinfissi Yerbanga (Pusga), Colette Kabore (Kudpoko), Joseph Nikiema (Kuilga), Josephine Kabore (Tusma), Chantal Nikiema (Laale), Vincent Zoundi (Noaga), Paul Yerbanga (Young Pusga), Sylvia Nopoko Guem (Young Tusma).
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Developing stories.
Responsibility: a film by Gaston J-M Kaboré ; a Cinecom production for BBC Television in association with Television Trust for the Environment and One World Group of Broadcasters ; series producer, Peter Firstbrook.

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"Nine-year-old Rabi acquires a pet tortoise after his father falls off his bicycle swerving to avoid it. The boy's fascination with nature manifests itself in turning his pet on its back and watching it struggle. The boy is heartbroken when the tortoise is taken away from him, but his grandfather helps him find his own tortoise which speaks to him so eloquently about his abuse that the boy eventually sets it free."--Container.

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