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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe.

Dean, Kathryn (Producer), (film producer.). Landesman, Peter, 1965- (screenwriter.). Woo, Alexander, (screenwriter.). Wolfe, George C., (film director,, screenwriter.). Winfrey, Oprah, (actor.). Byrne, Rose, (actor.). Goldsberry, Renée Elise, 1971- (actor.). Cathey, Reg E., (actor.). Vance, Courtney B., (actor.). Carroll, Rocky, (actor.). Uggams, Leslie, (actor.). Birney, Reed, 1954- (actor.). Marsalis, Branford, (composer (expression)). Yanes, Aaron, (editor of moving image work.). El Fani, Sofian, (director of photography.). Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. (Added Author). HBO Films, (presenter.). Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Harpo Films, (production company.). Cine Mosaic (Firm), (production company.). HBO Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Music, Branford Marsalis ; editor, Aaron Yanes ; director of photography, Sofian El Fani. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library BLU-RAY FIC IMMORTAL (Text) 37500004416323 New Items Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Blu-ray version].
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2017]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017.
Based on the true story chronicled in Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction book.
Special feature: Family featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Branford Marsalis ; editor, Aaron Yanes ; director of photography, Sofian El Fani.
Participant or Performer Note: Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney.
Summary, etc.: It tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.
Target Audience Note: CHV 14A.
System Details Note: Blu-ray disc; widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1); 1080p high definition; requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note: In English, French or Latin Spanish ; subtitles in English, French, or Latin Spanish.
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 > Drama.
African American women > Drama.
Cancer > Patients > Virginia > Drama.
Human experimentation in medicine > United States > Drama.
HeLa cells > Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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