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Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library BLU ROO # 566 (Text) 70621000213956 BLU-RAY Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodiscs (6 hrs., 29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Participant or Performer Note:
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr.
Summary, etc.:
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley₂s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
Bluray, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Haley, Alex > Television adaptations.
Slavery > United States > Drama.
African Americans > Drama.
Abolitionists > United States > Drama.
African American families > United States > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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