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Serving life / produced by Lightworks Pictures in association with KPI for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network ; Significant Productions ; produced, directed and written by Lisa R. Cohen ; producer, Jeca Taudte.

Winfrey, Oprah. (Added Author). O'Donnell, Rosie. (Added Author). Whitaker, Forest. (Added Author). Cohen, Lisa Rachel. (Added Author). Taudte, Jeca. (Added Author). Walden, W. G. (Added Author). Significant Productions. (Added Author). Lightworks Pictures. (Added Author). Kralyevich Productions. (Added Author). Oprah Winfrey Network. (Added Author). Virgil Films. (Added Author). Composer, W.G. Snuffy Walden. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 365.667 SER (Text) 30032001629978 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: New York : Virgil Films, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note: "OWN documentary original."
"This program contains scenes of death and dying. Viewer discretion is advised."
Bonus features: Introductions from Oprah [Winfrey] and Rosie O'Donnell; Serving Life promo; Snap in scenes; coming attractions.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Composer, W.G. Snuffy Walden.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Forest Whitaker; introductions, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell.
Summary, etc.: Takes viewers inside Louisiana's maximum security prison at Angola, where the average sentence is more than 90 years. It documents an extraordinary hospice program where hardened criminals care for their dying fellow inmates. In doing so, they embark on a journey that may end in personal rehabilitation.
Target Audience Note: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Prisoners > Medical care > United States.
Prisoners > Hospice care > United States.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.

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