The Resource Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra

Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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. Based on Alex Haley2s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles
Intended audience
Rating: TV14
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Can be viewed subtitled in English or Spanish
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R66 2016
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Haley, Alex
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
Runtime
383
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley, Alex
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
  • Esclavitud
  • Afronorteamericanos
  • Abolicionistas
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1523736
  • (OCoLC)953420848
  • (OCoLC)ocn953420848
  • 1523736
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others] ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1523736
  • (OCoLC)953420848
  • (OCoLC)ocn953420848
  • 1523736
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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