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Roots / History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4).

Contributor(s): Kindberg, Ann [television producer.] | Eatock, Cheryl [television producer.] | Kantrow, Alissa M. (Alissa Miller), 1969- [television producer.] | Konner, Lawrence [screenwriter.] | Rosenthal, Mark D [screenwriter.] | McDonald, Alison (Screenwriter) [screenwriter.] | Murray, Charles (Screenwriter) [screenwriter.] | Noyce, Phillip [television director.] | Van Peebles, Mario [television director.] | Carter, Thomas, 1953- [television director.] | Beresford, Bruce [television director.] | Coleman, Chad [actor.] | Corinealdi, Emayatzy, 1980- [actor.] | Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- [actor.] | Goode, Matthew, 1978- [actor.] | T. I, 1980- [actor.] | Kirby, Malachi [actor.] | Luke, Derek, 1974- [actor.] | Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- [actor.] | Page, Reg�e-Jean [actor.] | Paquin, Anna [actor.] | Phifer, Mekhi, 1975- [actor.] | Purefoy, James, 1964- [actor.] | Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- [actor.] | Tazel, Erica [actor.] | Threatt, Sedale, Jr [actor.] | Whitaker, Forest [actor.] | Carter, Ruth E [costume designer.] | Cilliers, Diana [costume designer.] | Heffes, Alex [composer (expression)] | Miller, Philip, 1964- [composer (expression)] | Nicholson, Martin (Film editor) [editor of moving image work.] | Babor, Greg [editor of moving image work.] | Wilcox, James D [editor of moving image work.] | Mandelberg, Neil [editor of moving image work.] | Beatty, David [editor of moving image work.] | Random, Ida [production designer.] | Hely-Hutchinson, Jonathan [production designer.] | Meir, Sharone [director of photography.] | Menzies, Peter, Jr [director of photography.] | History (Television network) [presenter.] | A+E Studios [production company.] | Marc Toberoff Productions [production company.] | Wolper Organization [production company.] | Arts and Entertainment Network [publisher.] | Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) [distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Santa Monica, California] : A&E Television Networks, LLC, [2016]Distributor: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: Roots (Television program : 2016) Related works: Television adaptation of (work): Haley, Alex. Roots.Subject(s): Kinte family -- Drama | Haley family -- Drama | Slavery -- United States -- Drama | African Americans -- United States -- Drama | Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama | African American families -- United States -- Drama | Haley, Alex | Haley family | Kinte family | Abolitionists | African American families | African Americans | Slavery | United StatesGenre/Form: Historical television programs. | Biographical television programs. | Television adaptations. | Fiction television programs. | Television mini-series. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Biographical television programs. | Drama. | Fiction television programs. | Historical television programs. | Television adaptations. | Television mini-series. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.45/75
Contents:
Disc 1. Night 1 ; Night 2 -- Disc 2. Night 3 ; Night 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed.
Production Credits: Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter (nights 1-4), Diana Cilliers (night 1) ; music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; production designers, Ida Random (nights 1-4), Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (night 1) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4).
Cast: Chad Coleman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Reg�e-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker.Summary: 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.
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DVD; NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.

English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Chad Coleman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Reg�e-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker.

Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter (nights 1-4), Diana Cilliers (night 1) ; music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; production designers, Ida Random (nights 1-4), Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (night 1) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4).

Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.

Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016.

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.

Rating: TV14.

Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.

Disc 1. Night 1 ; Night 2 -- Disc 2. Night 3 ; Night 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed.

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