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Roots
Roots
2016
Videos and DVDs
Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit.
Main title:
Imprint:
Australia A+E Networks Distributed by Beyond Home Entertainment, ©2016.copyright2016
Collation:
3 videodiscs (approximately 371 minutes) : (DVD video) sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Notes:
Catalogued from container.Beyond Home Entertainment : BHE7403.Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016."Your name is your shield"--Container.Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, originally published in 1976.Special feature : Roots: A history revealed ; The saga of an American family revisited ; The women of Roots.In English.
Credits:
Directed by Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles. Screenplay by Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray.
Performers:
Cast: Chad Coleman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Regé-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker.
Audience:
Classification : MA15+.
System details:
DVD video, Dolby digital, PAL, Region 4, anamorphic widescreen 16:9.
Dewey class:
791.4572
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryDVD M15+DVD ROOAvailable
Hampton LibraryDVD M15+DVD ROOOnloan - Due: 05 Aug 2021
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