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Sounder / Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc. presents ; a Robert B. Radnitz/Martin Ritt film ; director, Martin Ritt ; producer, Robert B. Radnitz ; screenplay, Lonne Elder, III.

Radnitz, Robert B., (producer., Producer). Ritt, Martin, 1914-1990 (director., Director). Elder, Lonne, (screenwriter., Screenwriter). Tyson, Cicely, (actor., Actor). Winfield, Paul (actor., Actor). Hooks, Kevin, 1958- (actor., Actor). Mathews, Carmen. (Actor). Taj Mahal (Musician), (actor,, composer., Actor, Composer). MacLachlan, Janet, (actor., Actor). Alonzo, John A., 1934-2001 (director of photography., Cinematographer). Armstrong, William H. (William Howard), 1914-1999 Sounder. (Added Author). KOCH Vision (Firm), (film distributor.). Radnitz/Mattel Productions, Inc., (presenter.). Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Matthews, Taj Mahal, Janet Maclachlan. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1417231068
  • ISBN: 9781417231065
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Port Washington, N.Y.] : Koch Vision, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
From the novel by William H. Armstrong.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, John A. Alonzo ; film editor, Sid Levin ; production designer, Walter Herndon ; music, Taj Mahal.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Matthews, Taj Mahal, Janet Maclachlan.
Summary, etc.:
The story of a black sharecropper family living in Louisiana during the Depression. The father steals food for his family and is sent to prison. While he is in jail the mother provides love, security and strength at home. The oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns home.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions, Dolby Digital.
Subject: Armstrong, William H. (William Howard), 1914-1999 > Film adaptations.
African American families > Louisiana > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > Louisiana > Drama.
Poverty > Louisiana > Drama.
Sharecropping > Louisiana > Drama.
Louisiana > Drama.
Genre: Historical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.

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