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Rosewood / Warner Bros. presents a Peters Entertainment Production in association with New Deal Productions ; a John Singleton film ; produced by Jon Peters ; co-producer, Penelope L. Foster ; written by Gregory Poirier ; directed by John Singleton.

Peters, Jon. (Added Author). Poirier, Gregory. (Added Author). Singleton, John, 1968- (Added Author). Voight, Jon, 1938- (Added Author). Rhames, Ving, 1961- (Added Author). Cheadle, Don (Added Author). McGill, Bruce, 1950- (Added Author). Dean, Loren, 1969- (Added Author). Rolle, Esther. (Added Author). Neal, Elise, 1970- (Added Author). Patrick, Robert, 1958- (Added Author). Rooker, Michael, 1955- (Added Author). Jensen, Johnny E., 1947- (Added Author). Cannon, Bruce. (Added Author). Williams, John. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). Peters Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). New Deal Productions. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill, Loren Dean, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal, Robert Patrick, Michael Rooker. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library DVD ROS (Text) 71561000064624 DVDs Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD ROS (Text) 31951003453526 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790732211
  • ISBN: 9780790732213
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home video, [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture.
Widescreen, Dolby digital surround.
Includes theatrical trailer, feature length commentary by director, short essays on talking to survivors, looking for a director, writing the script, casting, creating the film, and choosing the music.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Johnny E. Jensen ; editor, Bruce Cannon ; music, John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill, Loren Dean, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal, Robert Patrick, Michael Rooker.
Summary, etc.:
In 1923 a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English with optional Spanish language track and optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Subject: African Americans > Florida > Rosewood > History > 20th century > Drama.
Rosewood (Fla.) > History > Drama.
Rosewood (Fla.) > Race relations > Drama.
Massacres > Florida > Rosewood > History > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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