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The Resource Lackawanna blues, HBO Films presents a Bellah Films/Good Shepherd production ; a film by George C. Wolfe ; screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ; produced by Nellie Rachel Nugiel ; directed by George C. Wolfe

Lackawanna blues, HBO Films presents a Bellah Films/Good Shepherd production ; a film by George C. Wolfe ; screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ; produced by Nellie Rachel Nugiel ; directed by George C. Wolfe

Label
Lackawanna blues
Title
Lackawanna blues
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents a Bellah Films/Good Shepherd production ; a film by George C. Wolfe ; screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ; produced by Nellie Rachel Nugiel ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film distributor
Musician
Production company
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives. Based on Ruben Santiago-Hudson's autobiographical play about his relationship with his guardian Rachel Crosby, set in 1950's and 1960's Lackawanna, New York. After the separation of his parents, young Ruben, a part-black, part-Hispanic child, is sent to live in a small-scale boarding house run by the kind-hearted "Nanny" Crosby and her younger husband Bill
Awards note
Emmy Awards, 2006: Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie (Merkerson). Golden Globes, 2006: Best performance by an actress in a mini-Series or a motion picture made for television (Merkeson). Image Awards, 2006: Outstanding actor in a TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special (Howard) ; Outstanding actress in a TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special (Merkerson) ; Outstanding TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Ivan Strasburg ; editor, Brian A. Kates ; music, Meshell Ndegeocello ; costume designer, Hope Hanafin ; production designer, Richard Hoover
Intended audience
MPAA rating: TV-14
Language note
Dialogue in English (5.1), French (2.0) or Spanish (2.0) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Mos Def, Carmen Ejogo, Louis Gossett, Jr., Macy Gray, Terrence Dashon Howard, Ernie Hudson, Delroy Lindo, Rosie Perez, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Liev Schreiber, Jeffrey Wright
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1952-
  • 1974-
  • 1936-
  • 1965-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wolfe, George C
  • Santiago-Hudson, Ruben
  • Nugiel, Nellie
  • Merkerson, S. Epatha
  • Franklin, Marcus Carl
  • Mos Def
  • Ejogo, Carmen
  • Gray, Macy
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Howard, Terrence
  • Lindo, Delroy
  • Wright, Jeffrey
  • Strasburg, Ivan
  • NdegéOcello, Me'Shell
  • HBO Films
  • Bellah Films
  • Good Shepherd Productions
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Santiago-Hudson., Ruben
  • Boardinghouses
  • Roommates
  • Relaciones humanas
  • Boardinghouses
  • Roommates
  • Hotels and motels
  • Hotels and motels
Technique
live action
Label
Lackawanna blues, HBO Films presents a Bellah Films/Good Shepherd production ; a film by George C. Wolfe ; screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ; produced by Nellie Rachel Nugiel ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the autobiographical one-man play by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
  • Originally produced in 2005
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary with director George C. Wolfe and writer Ruben Santiago-Hudson; deleted scene; featurette
Bibliography note
For private home use only
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60459192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
  • For private home use only
  • For private home use only.
Isbn
9780783134826
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 026359274923
  • 00026359274923
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60459192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 encoding ; widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lackawanna blues, HBO Films presents a Bellah Films/Good Shepherd production ; a film by George C. Wolfe ; screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson ; produced by Nellie Rachel Nugiel ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Publication
Note
  • Based on the autobiographical one-man play by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
  • Originally produced in 2005
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary with director George C. Wolfe and writer Ruben Santiago-Hudson; deleted scene; featurette
Bibliography note
For private home use only
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60459192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
  • For private home use only
  • For private home use only.
Isbn
9780783134826
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 026359274923
  • 00026359274923
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
92749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60459192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 encoding ; widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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