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 [screenwriter.] | Woo, Alexander [screenwriter.] | Wolfe, George C [film director,, screenwriter.] | Winfrey, Oprah [actor.] | Byrne, Rose [actor.] | Goldsberry, Ren�ee Elise [actor.] | Vance, Courtney B [actor.] | Carroll, Rocky [actor.] | Uggams, Leslie [actor.] | Birney, Reed [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: Visual materialPublisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, 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.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
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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.
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.