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The women of Brewster Place

Author: Patricia K MeyerReuben CannonKaren Lynne HallDonna DeitchOprah WinfreyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Hearst Entertainment Inc. ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Gloria Naylor; Gloria Naylor
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia K Meyer; Reuben Cannon; Karen Lynne Hall; Donna Deitch; Oprah Winfrey; Robin Givens; Cicely Tyson; Jackée; Larenz Tate; Lynn Whitfield; Mary Alice; Olivia Cole; Moses Gunn; Paula Kelly; Leon; Lonette McKee; Barbara Montgomery; Phyllis Yvonne Stickney; Paul Winfield; William Allen Young; Alexander Gruszynski; Jerrold L Ludwig; David Shire; Gloria Naylor; Xenon Entertainment Group.; Phoenix Entertainment Group.; Harpo Productions.; King Phoenix Entertainment (Firm); Hearst Entertainment (Firm); Xenon Pictures.
ISBN: 1578296110 9781578296118
OCLC Number: 45954851
Notes: Originally produced as a television movie in 1988. Broadcast in two parts, Mar. 19th and 20th, 1989.
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor.
Credits: Director of photography, Alexander Gruszynski ; editor, Jerrold L. Ludwig ; music, David Shire.
Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson, Jackée, Larenz Tate, Lynn Whitfield, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Moses Gunn, Paula Kelly, Leon, Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Paul Winfield, William Allen Young.
Target Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
Responsibility: Xenon Entertainment Group ; produced by Patricia K. Meyer and Reuben Cannon ; teleplay by Karen Hall ; directed by Donna Deitch ; Phoenix Entertainment Group, Inc. ; Harpo Productions, Inc. ; King Phoenix Entertainment.

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Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.

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