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Towelhead / Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment.

Ball, Alan, 1957- (Added Author). Hope, Ted (Added Author). Eckhart, Aaron. (Added Author). Collette, Toni (Added Author). Bello, Maria, 1967- (Added Author). Macdissi, Peter. (Added Author). Jones, Eugene, 1987- (Added Author). Bishil, Summer, 1988- (Added Author). Sigel, Newton Thomas. (Added Author). Newman, Thomas, 1955- (Added Author). Erian, Alicia. Towelhead. (Added Author). Warner Independent Pictures. (Added Author). Indian Paintbrush (Firm) (Added Author). This is That (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Eugene Jones, Summer Bishil. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington DVD R TOW (Text) 32572000445775 CVBPLC DVD Rated R Section Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville DVD FIC TOW (Text) DVD 37323005122240 DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile DVD DRAMA TOWE (Text) 39231031772730 Bookmobile Stacks--Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419877658
  • ISBN: 9781419877650
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel: Towelhead / by Alicia Erian.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features (80 min.): community discussion with Ball, Macdissi, Bishil & Hussam Ayloush (30 min.); community discussion with Erian & Rajdeep Singh Jolly (50 min.).
"Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel ; editor, Andy Keir ; composer, Thomas Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Eugene Jones, Summer Bishil.
Summary, etc.:
Jasira, a 13-year-old Lebanese-American girl, moves to suburban Houston to live with her extremely strict father.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong disturbing sexual content and abuse involving a young teen and for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, dual-layer, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Subject: Teenage girls > Drama.
Suburban life > Drama.
Arab Americans > Drama.
Lebanese Americans > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Children of immigrants > Drama.
Conflict of generations > Drama.
Children of divorced parents > Drama.
Adolescentes > Texas > Houston > Teatro.
Padre e hija > Texas > Houston > Teatro.
Genre: Coming-of-age films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.

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