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The Resource Piñero, Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams, (videorecording)

Piñero, Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams, (videorecording)

Label
Piñero
Title
Piñero
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Claudio Chea ; editor, David Tedeschi ; original music, Kip Hanrahan ; costume designer, Sandra Hernandez ; production designer, Sharon Lemofsky
Dewey number
811/.54
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.P56 2002
PerformerNote
Benjamin Bratt, Giancarlo Esposito, Talisa Soto, Nelson Vasquez, Michael Wright, Michael Irby, Mandy Patinkin, Robert Klein, Rita Moreno
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ichaso, León
  • Penotti, John
  • Stevens, Fisher
  • Williams, Tim
  • Bratt, Benjamin
  • Esposito, Giancarlo
  • Soto, Talisa
  • Vasquez, Nelson
  • Wright, Michael
  • Irby, Michael
  • Patinkin, Mandy
  • Klein, Robert
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Chea, Claudio
  • Tedeschi, David
  • Hanrahan, Kip
  • Hernandez, Sandra
  • Lomofsky, Sharon
  • Miramax Films
  • GreeneStreet Films
  • Lower East Side Films
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Piñero, Miguel
  • Authors, Puerto Rican
  • Ex-convicts
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Piñero, Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features include: theatrical trailer ; a 12 min. documentary on Miguel Piñ̃ero, through the eyes of the filmmakers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm49762983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780788838118
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936180930
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
26079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; 5.1 surround sound; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Piñero, Miramax Films and GreeneStreet Films presents a GreeneStreet production in association with Lower East Side Films ; written & directed by León Ichaso ; produced by John Penotti, Fisher Stevens, Tim Williams, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features include: theatrical trailer ; a 12 min. documentary on Miguel Piñ̃ero, through the eyes of the filmmakers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm49762983
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9780788838118
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936180930
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
26079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; 5.1 surround sound; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

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