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The Resource Cry freedom, Universal Pictures presents a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Cry freedom, Universal Pictures presents a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Label
Cry freedom
Title
Cry freedom
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures presents a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community
Cataloging source
FTL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, George Fenton, Jonas Gwangwa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French soundtracks with optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C79 1999
PerformerNote
Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington, John Hargreaves, Kevin McNally, Alec McCowen, Zakes Mokae
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1924-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Briley, John
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Wilton, Penelope
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Taylor, Ronnie
  • Walker, Lesley
  • Fenton, George
  • Gwangwa, Jonas
  • Woods, Donald
  • Woods, Donald
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Marble Arch Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
158
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biko, Steve
  • Woods, Donald
  • Anti-apartheid activists
  • Journalists
  • Spanish language materials
  • French language materials
  • South Africa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures presents a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko & Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: production notes (6 p.); cast & filmmaker bios (Kline, Wilton, Washington, Attenborough); theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • "With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events are true"--Opening credits
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm42024562
  • (OCoLC)42024562
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures presents a Marble Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko & Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: production notes (6 p.); cast & filmmaker bios (Kline, Wilton, Washington, Attenborough); theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • "With the exception of two characters whose identity has been concealed to ensure their safety, all the people depicted in this film are real and all the events are true"--Opening credits
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm42024562
  • (OCoLC)42024562
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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