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The Resource 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 and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe

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 and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
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 and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
It tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Branford Marsalis ; editor, Aaron Yanes ; director of photography, Sofian El Fani
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • In English, French or Spanish; subtitles in French or Spanish
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.I466 2017
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1971-
  • 1954-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dean, Kathryn
  • Landesman, Peter
  • Woo, Alexander
  • Wolfe, George C.
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Byrne, Rose
  • Goldsberry, Renée Elise
  • Cathey, Reg E.
  • Vance, Courtney B.
  • Carroll, Rocky
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Birney, Reed
  • Marsalis, Branford
  • Yanes, Aaron
  • El Fani, Sofian
  • Skloot, Rebecca
  • HBO Films
  • Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm)
  • Harpo Films
  • Cine Mosaic (Firm)
  • HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • African American women
  • Cancer
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
Technique
live action
Label
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 and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the true story chronicled in Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction book
  • Widescreen (16x9)
  • Special features: Family featurette; Filming in Georgia
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
Control code
ocn999389771
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600960
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000650979
  • 2000136061
  • 3000074644
  • 1911362X
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o999389771
  • (OCoLC)999389771
System details
Blu-ray, region A, 1080p High Definition, widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (Engligh), Dolby digital surround 5.1 (French), DTS digital surround 2.0 (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
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 and Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the true story chronicled in Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction book
  • Widescreen (16x9)
  • Special features: Family featurette; Filming in Georgia
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
Control code
ocn999389771
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600960
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000650979
  • 2000136061
  • 3000074644
  • 1911362X
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o999389771
  • (OCoLC)999389771
System details
Blu-ray, region A, 1080p High Definition, widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (Engligh), Dolby digital surround 5.1 (French), DTS digital surround 2.0 (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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