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Waiting to exhale ; The five heartbeats ; Soul food ; How Stella got her groove back

Title
Waiting to exhale ; The five heartbeats ; Soul food ; How Stella got her groove back / Twentieth Century Fox ; directed by Forest Whitaker, George Tillman Jr., Robert Townsend, Kevin Rodney Sullivan.
Publication
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2015.

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Description
4 videodiscs (approximately 484 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Soulful classics
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Comedy films.
  • Romantic comedy films.
  • Drama.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Based on the novel by Terry McMillan.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995 (Waiting To Exhale), 1991 (The Five Heartbeats), 1998 (How Stella Got Her Groove Back) and 1997 (Soul Food).
Credits (note)
  • Waiting to Exhale: Photography, Toyomichi Kurita; editor, Richard Chew; music, Kenneth "Baby Face" Edmonds.
  • The Five Heartbeats: Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke ; production designer, Wynn Thomas.
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Director of photography, Jeffrey Jur ; editor, George Bowers ; music, Michel Colombier.
  • Soul Food: Director of photography, Paul Elliott ; editor, John Carter ; music, Wendt Melvoin, Lisa Coleman.
Performer (note)
  • Waiting to Exhale: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines.
  • The Five Heartbeats: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll.
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Regina King, Whoopi Goldberg, Suzzanne Douglas, Michael J. Pagan, Sicily, Glynn Turman, Lou Myers, James Pickens, Jr., Barry "Shabaka" Henley, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Carl Lumbly.
  • Soul Food: Vanessa L. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey D. Sams, Irma P. Hall, Gina Ravera, Brandon Hammond.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround sound.
Language (note)
  • In English or French (Waiting to Exhale; Soul Food) with optional Spanish or English subtitles; Closed-captioned; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents
V.1: Waiting to exhale -- The five heartbeats -- V.2: Soul food -- How Stella got her groove back.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-2091
LCCN
024543218012
OCLC
939523771
Title
Waiting to exhale ; The five heartbeats ; Soul food ; How Stella got her groove back / Twentieth Century Fox ; directed by Forest Whitaker, George Tillman Jr., Robert Townsend, Kevin Rodney Sullivan.
Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2015.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Summary
Waiting to Exhale: The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers.
The Five Heartbeats: Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry.
Soul Food: Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Stella and Delilah have been friends through good times and bad. Stella, however, has been so busy with building a life, she's forgotten how to live. Delilah has plans to change that--Container.
Cast
Waiting to Exhale: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines.
The Five Heartbeats: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Regina King, Whoopi Goldberg, Suzzanne Douglas, Michael J. Pagan, Sicily, Glynn Turman, Lou Myers, James Pickens, Jr., Barry "Shabaka" Henley, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Carl Lumbly.
Soul Food: Vanessa L. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey D. Sams, Irma P. Hall, Gina Ravera, Brandon Hammond.
Credits
Waiting to Exhale: Photography, Toyomichi Kurita; editor, Richard Chew; music, Kenneth "Baby Face" Edmonds.
The Five Heartbeats: Director of photography, Bill Dill ; editor, John Carter ; original music score, Stanley Clarke ; production designer, Wynn Thomas.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back: Director of photography, Jeffrey Jur ; editor, George Bowers ; music, Michel Colombier.
Soul Food: Director of photography, Paul Elliott ; editor, John Carter ; music, Wendt Melvoin, Lisa Coleman.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround sound.
Language
In English or French (Waiting to Exhale; Soul Food) with optional Spanish or English subtitles; Closed-captioned; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Added Author
Swerdlow, Ezra.
Schindler, Deborah.
Whitaker, Forest.
Bass, Ronald.
Houston, Whitney.
Bassett, Angela.
Devine, Loretta.
Rochon, Lela, 1966-
Hines, Gregory.
McMillan, Terry.
Tillman, George, 1969- Screenwriter. Director
Edmonds, Tracey E. Producer
Teitel, Robert. Producer
Williams, Vanessa, actor.
Fox, Vivica A., 1964- actor.
Long, Nia. Actor
Beach, Michael. Actor
Phifer, Mekhi, 1975- Actor
Sams, Jeffrey D. Actor
Hammond, Brandon, 1984- Actor
Sullivan, Kevin Rodney.
Diggs, Taye.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
King, Regina.
Douglass, Suzzanne, 1957-
Turman, Glynn.
Pickens, James.
Henley, Barry Shabaka, 1954-
Stickney, Phyllis Yvonne.
Lumbly, Carl.
Leon (Leon Robinson)
Carroll, Diahann.
Wright, Michael, 1956-
Carter, John.
Lennix, Harry J.
Wells, Tico.
Nicholas, Harold.
Dill, Bill.
Clarke, Stanley.
Townsend, Robert, 1957-
Jones, Loretha C.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Added Title
Soulful classics
Other Standard Identifier
024543218012
Publisher No.
2321801 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-2091
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