Butte Silver Bow Public Library

Normal view MARC view ISBD view

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, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe.

Contributor(s): 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, Ren�ee Elise, 1971- [actor.] | Vance, Courtney B [actor.] | Carroll, Rocky [actor.] | Uggams, Leslie [actor.] | Birney, Reed, 1954- [actor.] | Cathey, Reg E [actor.] | Marsalis, Branford [composer (expression)] | Yanes, Aaron [editor of moving image work.] | El Fani, Sofian [director of photography.] | HBO Films [presenter.] | Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm) [production company.] | Harpo Films [production company.] | Cine Mosaic (Firm) [production company.] | HBO Video (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, [2017]Copyright date: �2017Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9786316985330; 6316985339.Related works: Motion picture adaptation of (work): Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks.Subject(s): Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 -- Drama | Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 | African American women -- Drama | Cancer -- Patients -- Virginia -- Drama | Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- Drama | HeLa cells -- Drama | Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- Drama | African American women | Cancer -- Patients | HeLa cells | Human experimentation in medicine | United States | VirginiaGenre/Form: Made-for-TV movies. | Biographical films. | Historical films. | Film adaptations. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Biographical films. | Film adaptations. | Historical films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Biographical films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Historical films. | Made-for-TV movies. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani.
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Ren�ee Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey.Summary: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Two-week, NO renewal Two-week, NO renewal Butte Public Library
STACKS
DVD DVD IMM (Browse shelf) Available 2089100144471
Total holds: 0

DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital.

English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.

Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017.

Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Ren�ee Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey.

Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani.

Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot.

Wide screen (enhanced).

Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia.

Rating: TV-MA.

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Celebrating Butte and Connecting our Community

Contact us: info@buttepubliclibrary.info or 406.723.3361

Powered by Koha