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The Resource Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a March Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a March Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Label
Cry freedom
Title
Cry freedom
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures present a March Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in South Africa in the mid-1970s, this film tells the story of Stephen Biko, a Black political activist, and Donald Woods, a liberal white newspaper editor who risks his own life to bring Biko's message to the world
Cataloging source
MVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, George Fenton, Jonas Bwangwa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or French soundtracks; optional Spanish subtitles or English subtitles for the hearing-impaired
PerformerNote
Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Denzel Washington
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Briley, John
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Wilton, Penelope
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Woods, Donald
  • Woods, Donald
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Marble Arch Productions
Runtime
159
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biko, Steve
  • Woods, Donald
  • Political prisoners
  • Journalists
  • South Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a March Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko ; and, Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • DVD release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Dolby digital surround; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features include: production notes, cast and filmmaker biographies, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52986355
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1002073
  • (OCoLC)52986355
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cry freedom, Universal Pictures present a March Arch production ; screenplay, John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books: Biko ; and, Asking for trouble / by Donald Woods
  • DVD release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Dolby digital surround; widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features include: production notes, cast and filmmaker biographies, theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52986355
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (159 min.)
Isbn
9780783230535
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192051623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20516
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1002073
  • (OCoLC)52986355
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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