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Title The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [videorecording] / 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, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Made-for-TV movies. lcgft
Note Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
Performer Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey
Credits Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani
Note 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
System Details DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Language English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned
Audience Rating: TV-MA
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
Source Ama 11.2017 PARS
Subject Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 -- Drama
African American women -- Drama
Cancer -- Patients -- Virginia -- Drama
Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- Drama
HeLa cells -- Drama
Genre/Form Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Dean, Kathryn (Producer), film producer
Landesman, Peter, 1965- screenwriter
Woo, Alexander, screenwriter
Wolfe, George C., film director, screenwriter
Winfrey, Oprah, actor
Byrne, Rose, actor
Goldsberry, Renée Elise, 1971- actor
Vance, Courtney B., actor
Carroll, Rocky, 1963- actor
Uggams, Leslie.
Birney, Reed, 1954- actor
Cathey, Reg E., actor
Marsalis, Branford, 1960- composer (expression)
Yanes, Aaron, editor of moving image work
El Fani, Sofian, director of photography
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
HBO Films, presenter
Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm), production company
Harpo Films, production company
Cine Mosaic (Firm), production company
HBO Video (Firm), publisher
ISBN 9786316985330
Standard No. 00883929600977
Music No. 3000074643 HBO Home Video

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