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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.). Cathey, Reg E., (actor.). Vance, Courtney B., (actor.). Carroll, Rocky, (actor.). Uggams, Leslie, (actor.). Birney, Reed, 1954- (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 Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney. (Cast).

Summary: It tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

Item details

  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2017]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017.
Based on the true story chronicled in Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction book.
Widescreen (16x9)
Special features: Family featurette; Filming in Georgia.
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, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-MA CHV rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray, region A, 1080p High Definition, widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (Engligh), Dolby digital surround 5.1 (French), DTS digital surround 2.0 (Spanish); requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note:
In English, French or Spanish; subtitles in French or Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta 1920-1951 Drama
African American women Drama
Cancer Patients Virginia Drama
Human experimentation in medicine United States Drama
HeLa cells Drama
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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