The Resource The Piano Lesson, (videorecording)

The Piano Lesson, (videorecording)

Label
The Piano Lesson
Title
The Piano Lesson
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Lloyd Richards directed this adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of a family divided by their heritage and their dreams for the future. Boy Willie (Charles S. Dutton) wants to buy a farm where his ancestors used to work as slaves, but to do so means selling his family's most valuable possession - the piano. His sister Berenice (Alfre Woodard) refuses to let it go, because it symbolizes their family's heart and soul. DVD print contains the following special features: full screen version; Dolby Surround; digitally mastered; production notes; cast and credits; biographies; scene access; interactive menus; closed-captioned
Is part of
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • G
  • General
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Film: Feature / Feature Excerpts
  • Films of Richards, Lloyd
  • African American Studies
  • Drama/Theater
Technique
live action
Label
The Piano Lesson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
closed captioned,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)24063.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)
Label
The Piano Lesson, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (104 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
closed captioned,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)24063.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)

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