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The brother from another planet

Author: Peggy RajskiMaggie RenziJohn SaylesJoe MortonDarryl EdwardsAll authors
Publisher: Fort Mill, SC : United American Video ; [Place of publication not identified] : Gemstone Entertainment [distributor], [1996]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An extraterrestrial who resembles an African-American flees slavery on a distant planet and crash lands in New York City. He blends in with the residents of Harlem, makes friends, and helps bring down a drug lord while avoiding capture by a pair of alien bounty hunters.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Science fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Rajski; Maggie Renzi; John Sayles; Joe Morton; Darryl Edwards; Steve James; Leonard Jackson; United American Video (Firm); Gemstone Entertainment.; Sterling Entertainment Group.
ISBN: 1576425134 9781576425138
OCLC Number: 36267895
Notes: "Sterling Entertainment Group"--Cassette label.
Credits: Director of photography, Ernest R. Dickerson ; original score, Mason Daring.
Performer(s): Cast: Joe Morton, Darryl Edwards, Steve James, Leonard Jackson.
Event notes: Filmed on location in New York City.
Target Audience: "Contains adult language and violence. May not be suitable for all audiences"--Container.
Description: 1 videocassette (108 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles.

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An extraterrestrial who resembles an African-American flees slavery on a distant planet and crash lands in New York City. He blends in with the residents of Harlem, makes friends, and helps bring down a drug lord while avoiding capture by a pair of alien bounty hunters.

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