The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (videorecording DVD)

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (videorecording DVD)

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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe
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Summary
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s
Credits note
Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani
Intended audience
Rating: TV-MA
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (videorecording DVD)
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Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot
  • Wide screen (enhanced)
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
System details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, screenwriter, Peter Landesman ; director, George C. Wolfe, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot
  • Wide screen (enhanced)
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
System details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital

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