Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only

Title Catch a fire [videorecording] / Mirage Enterprises ; Moonlighting Films South Africa ; Studio Canal ; Working Title Films ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Anthony Minghella, Robyn Slovo ; written by Shawn Slovo ; directed by Philip Noyce.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, [2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Catch a fire    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Note Title from container.
Cast Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu, Tumisho K. Masha, Sithembiso Khumalo, Terry Pheto, Michele Burgers, Mpho Lovinga.
Credits Director of photography, Ron Fortunato ; editor, Jill Bilcock ; music, Philip Miller ; costume designer, Reza Levy ; production designer, Johnny Breedt.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material involving torture and abuse, violence and brief language.
Summary The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives.
Note Special features: Audio commentary with director Philip Noyce, Patrick Chamusso, Robyn Slovo, Tim Robbins, Derek Luke and Bonnie Henna; deleted scenes.
Language Dialogue in English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Local Note 1 2 3 4 8 9 10 30
Subject Supervisors, Industrial -- South Africa -- Drama.
Petroleum workers -- South Africa -- Drama.
Heroes -- South Africa -- Drama.
Political prisoners -- South Africa -- Drama.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Drama.
South Africa -- History -- 1961-1994 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Robbins, Tim, 1958-
Bevan, Tim.
Fellner, Eric.
Minghella, Anthony, 1954-2008.
Slovo, Robyn.
Slovo, Shawn, 1950-
Noyce, Phillip.
Luke, Derek, 1974-
Henna, Bonnie, 1979-
Shabangu, Mncedisi.
Masha, Tumisho, 1975-
Khumalo, Sithembiso.
Pheto, Terry, 1981-
Burgers, Michele.
Lovinga, Mpho.
Mirage Enterprises.
Moonlighting Films (Firm)
Studio Canal.
Working Title Films.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Standard No. 025193206824
Music No. 61032068 Universal Pictures

Available items only