Roots
(DVD)

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Kindberg, Ann, television producer.
Eatock, Cheryl, television producer.
Kantrow, Alissa M. 1969- television producer.
Konner, Lawrence, screenwriter.
Rosenthal, Mark D., screenwriter.
Published
[Santa Monica, California] : A&E Television Networks, LLC, [2016]., Santa Monica, California :
ISBN
9786316568878
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
031398247586

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
General Note
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter (nights 1-4), Diana Cilliers (night 1) ; music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; production designers, Ida Random (nights 1-4), Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (night 1) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4).
Participants/Performers
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.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016.
Description
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.
System Details
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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DVD
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kindberg, A., Eatock, C., Kantrow, A. M. 1., Konner, L., Rosenthal, M. D., McDonald, A. (., Murray, C. (., Noyce, P., Van Peebles, M., Carter, T., Beresford, B., Coleman, C., Corinealdi, E., Fishburne, L., III., Goode, M., T. I., Kirby, M., Luke, D., Rhys-Meyers, J., Page, R., Paquin, A., Phifer, M., Purefoy, J., Rose, A. N., Tazel, E., Threatt, S., Whitaker, F., Carter, R., Cilliers, D., Heffes, A., Miller, P., Nicholson, M. (. e., Babor, G., Wilcox, J. D., Mandelberg, N., Beatty, D., Random, I., Hely-Hutchinson, J., Meir, S., Menzies, P., & Haley, A. (2016). Roots. [Santa Monica, California]: A&E Television Networks, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al.. 2016. Roots. [Santa Monica, California]: A&E Television Networks, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al., Roots. [Santa Monica, California]: A&E Television Networks, LLC, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kindberg, Ann,, et al. Roots. [Santa Monica, California]: A&E Television Networks, LLC, 2016. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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