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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks  Cover Image DVD DVD

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Dean, Kathryn (Producer), (film producer.). Landesman, Peter, 1965- (screenwriter.). Woo, Alexander, (screenwriter.). Wolfe, George C., (film director,, screenwriter.). Winfrey, Oprah, (actor.). Byrne, Rose, (actor.). Goldsberry, Renée Elise, 1971- (actor.). Vance, Courtney B., (actor.). Carroll, Rocky, (actor.). Uggams, Leslie, (actor.). Birney, Reed, 1954- (actor.). Cathey, Reg E., (actor.). Marsalis, Branford, (composer (expression)). Yanes, Aaron, (editor of moving image work.). El Fani, Sofian, (director of photography.). Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. (Added Author). HBO Films, (presenter.). Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). Harpo Films, (production company.). Cine Mosaic (Firm), (production company.). HBO Video (Firm), (publisher.).

Summary: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9786316985330
  • ISBN: 6316985339
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, [2017]
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    • Most Copies: 2 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 3 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017.
Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot.
Wide screen (enhanced).
Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia.
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani.
Participant or Performer Note: Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-MA.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta 1920-1951 Drama
Lacks, Henrietta 1920-1951
African American women Drama
Cancer Patients Virginia Drama
Human experimentation in medicine United States Drama
HeLa cells Drama
Human experimentation in medicine United States Drama
African American women
Cancer Patients
HeLa cells
Human experimentation in medicine
United States
Virginia
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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