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The Resource The brother from another planet, A film by Hohn Sayles ; produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed and edited by John Saylesi

The brother from another planet, A film by Hohn Sayles ; produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed and edited by John Saylesi

Label
The brother from another planet
Title
The brother from another planet
Statement of responsibility
A film by Hohn Sayles ; produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed and edited by John Saylesi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth -- in Harlem -- and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?
Cataloging source
EZK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest R. Dickerson ; production designer, Nora Chavooshian ; music, Mason Daring
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, some drug content and brief nudity
Language note
Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B84
PerformerNote
Joe Morton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sayles, John
  • Renzi, Maggie
  • Morton, Joe
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • IFC Films
Runtime
110
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Life on other planets
Technique
live action
Label
The brother from another planet, A film by Hohn Sayles ; produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed and edited by John Saylesi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: audio commentary by John Sayles, featurette with John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, Casa de los babys trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53129734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792858102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616886460
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004605
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The brother from another planet, A film by Hohn Sayles ; produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed and edited by John Saylesi
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • Special features: audio commentary by John Sayles, featurette with John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, Casa de los babys trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53129734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792858102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616886460
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1004605
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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