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The Wood

Author: Albert BergerDavid GaleRon YerxaRick FamuyiwaTodd BoydAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Back in the day edView all editions and formats
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Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their friendship, including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Love stories
Romance
Comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Berger; David Gale; Ron Yerxa; Rick Famuyiwa; Todd Boyd; Omar Epps; Richard T Jones; Taye Diggs; Tamala Jones; DeAundre Bonds; Sanaa Lathan; Bona Fide Productions.; MTV Films (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0792160258 9780792160250
OCLC Number: 137341787
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Special features: Commentary by director Rick Farnuyiwa, actors Taye Diggs and Richard T. Jones; making The wood; theatrical trailer; TV spots; photo gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Steven Bernstein ; editor, John Carter ; music, Robert Hurst ; costume designer, Darryle Johnson ; production designers, Roger Fortune, Maxine Shepard.
Cast: Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones, Taye Diggs, Tamala Jones, De'Aundre Bonds, Sanaa Lathan.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong language and some strong sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: Bona Fide Productions ; MTV Films ; produced by Albert Berger, David Gale, Ron Yerxa ; story by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd ; screenplay by Rick Famuyiwa ; directed by Rick Famuyiwa.

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Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their friendship, including the rites of passage from boys to men.

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