The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, New York] : HBO Home Video, [2017].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
Rating: TV-MA.
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)  1 available
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Format
DVD
Language
English
UPC
883929600977

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017.
General Note
Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot.
General Note
Wide screen (enhanced).
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani.
Participants/Performers
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey.
Description
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.
Target Audience
Rating: TV-MA.
System Details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Action
cc,2017-09-11,TB

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Dean, K. (., Landesman, P., Woo, A., Wolfe, G. C., Winfrey, O., Byrne, R., Goldsberry, R. E., Vance, C. B., Carroll, R., Uggams, L., Birney, R., Cathey, R. E., & Skloot, R. (2017). The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks . HBO Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kathryn (Producer), Dean et al.. 2017. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. [New York, New York]: HBO Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kathryn (Producer), Dean et al.. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks [New York, New York]: HBO Home Video, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Dean, Kathryn (Producer),, et al. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks HBO Home Video, 2017.

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