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The Resource Life support, directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions

Life support, directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions

Label
Life support
Title
Life support
Statement of responsibility
directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Ana is an HIV-positive woman and recovering junkie, taking care of a 9-year-old daughter and a husband who is also HIV-positive. While making the most of a local social services program in order to regain stability in her life, she also attempts to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter, living with Ana's mother
Awards note
Golden Globe Awards, 2007: Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Queen Latifah)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editor, Mary Jo Markey ; music, Stuart Matthewman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
TV-MA
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
L544 2007
PerformerNote
Queen Latifah, Anna Deavere Smith, Wendell Pierce, Rachel Nicks, Evan Ross, Gloria Reuben, Tony Rock, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Tracee Ellis Ross
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1970-
  • 1964-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • George, Nelson.
  • McKay, Jim
  • Weyer, Hannah.
  • Baker, Mark A.
  • Queen Latifah
  • Smith, Anna Deavere
  • Pierce, Wendell.
  • Nicks, Rachel
  • Reuben, Gloria
  • Rock, Tony.
  • Henson, Darrin Dewitt.
  • Ross, Tracee Ellis
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Films
  • Flavor Unit Films
  • Urban Romances (Firm)
  • Shelby Stone Productions
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Recovering addicts
  • African American women
  • HIV-positive women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Self-help groups
  • African American women
  • HIV-positive women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Recovering addicts
  • Self-help groups
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Life support, directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 2007
  • Special features : optional audio commentary (by George); on-set video diary featurette with Nelson George (22 min.); "More Support" deleted scene (2 min.); interview with Andrea Williams (4 min.); "The story behind the story" behind the scenes featurette (with Latifah, George, Williams, 6 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn133653485
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.)
Isbn
9780783154459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359424229
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
94242
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital 2.0 in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life support, directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker. HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a made-for-TV movie in 2007
  • Special features : optional audio commentary (by George); on-set video diary featurette with Nelson George (22 min.); "More Support" deleted scene (2 min.); interview with Andrea Williams (4 min.); "The story behind the story" behind the scenes featurette (with Latifah, George, Williams, 6 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn133653485
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.)
Isbn
9780783154459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359424229
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
94242
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital 2.0 in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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