Beloved (DVD video, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Beloved

Author: Jonathan DemmeAkosua BusiaRichard LaGraveneseAdam BrooksEdward SaxonAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment, [1999?]
Series: Baruch video, DVD 1777
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1873 Ohio, Sethe is a mother of three haunted by her horrific slavery past and her desperate actions for freedom. As a result, Sethe's home is haunted by a furious poltergeist, which drives away her two sons. Sethe and her daughter endure living with the spirit for 10 more years, until an old friend, Paul D. Garner, arrives to run it out. After Garner moves in, a strange woman named Beloved enters their lives,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
Horror films
History
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Historical films
Black films and programs
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Demme; Akosua Busia; Richard LaGravenese; Adam Brooks; Edward Saxon; Oprah Winfrey; Danny Glover; Thandiwe Newton; Kimberly Elise; Beah E Richards; Lisa Gay Hamilton; Albert Hall; Irma P Hall; Tak Fujimoto; Carol Littleton; Andy Kier; Rachel Portman; Toni Morrison; Touchstone Pictures,; Harpo Films,; Clinica Estetico, Ltd.,; Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788815474 9780788815478
OCLC Number: 43439951
Language Note: In English with optional soundtrack in French. Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the novel by Toni Morrison.
Includes theatrical trailer and a documentary about the film which includes interviews with cast members and director (5 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editors, Carol Littleton, Andy Keir ; music, Rachel Portman.
Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Albert Hall, Irma P. Hall.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R, for violent images, sexuality and nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Production featurette --
Theatrical trailer.
Series Title: Baruch video, DVD 1777
Other Titles: Beloved (Motion picture : 1998)
Responsibility: directed by Jonathan Demme ; screenplay by Akosua Busia and Richard LaGravenese and Adam Brooks ; produced by Edward Saxon [and others] ; Touchstone Pictures presents a Harpo Films/Clinica Estetico production.
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In 1873 Ohio, Sethe is a mother of three haunted by her horrific slavery past and her desperate actions for freedom. As a result, Sethe's home is haunted by a furious poltergeist, which drives away her two sons. Sethe and her daughter endure living with the spirit for 10 more years, until an old friend, Paul D. Garner, arrives to run it out. After Garner moves in, a strange woman named Beloved enters their lives, causing turmoil.

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