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A raisin in the sun [videorecording]

Title
A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon ; Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television.
Publication
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2008.

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Description
1 videodisc (approximately 131 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Films for the hearing impaired.
  • Made-for-TV movies.
  • Melodramas (Motion pictures)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Based on the play: A raisin in the sun / by Lorraine Hansberry.
  • Originally produced for television in 2008.
  • Special features: optional audio commentary by Leon; "Dreams worthwhile : the journey of 'A raisin in the sun'" featurette (23 min.).
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; editor, Melissa Kent ; music by Mervyn Warren.
Performer (note)
  • Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, Justin Martin, Bill Nunn, David Oyelowo, Ron Cephas Jones, Sean Patrick Thomas, John Stamos.
Audience (note)
  • Not rated
System Details (note)
  • DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen; high definition.
Language (note)
  • In English, with optional English or French subtitles.
  • Closed-captioned.
Contents
Special features: audio commentary with director Kenny Leon -- "Dreams worthwhile: the journey of A raisin in the sun" featurette.
Call Number
NCOX 2428
ISBN
1435905172
LCCN
043396249615
Title
A raisin in the sun [videorecording] / produced by John M. Eckert ; teleplay by Paris Qualles ; directed by Kenny Leon ; Bad Boy Films ; Storyline Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Television.
Imprint
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format (1.78:1).
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen; high definition.
Cast
Sean Combs, Sanaa Lathan, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, Justin Martin, Bill Nunn, David Oyelowo, Ron Cephas Jones, Sean Patrick Thomas, John Stamos.
Credits
Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; editor, Melissa Kent ; music by Mervyn Warren.
Audience
Not rated Sony Picture Home Entertainment.
Summary
An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly.
Language
In English, with optional English or French subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Added Author
Eckert, John M., producer.
Qualles, Paris, screenwriter.
Leon, Kenny, director.
Diddy, 1969- actor.
Lathan, Sanaa, actor.
McDonald, Audra, actor.
Rashad, Phylicia, 1948- actor.
Martin, Justin, 1994- actor.
Nunn, Bill, 1952-2016, actor.
Oyelowo, David, actor.
Jones, Ron Cephas, actor.
Thomas, Sean Patrick, actor.
Stamos, John, 1963- actor.
Strasburg, Ivan.
Warren, Mervyn.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun.
Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group.
Storyline Entertainment (Firm)
Sony Pictures Television.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Standard Identifier
043396249615
Publisher No.
24961 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Research Call Number
NCOX 2428
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