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The Resource Life support, HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions ; directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker, (DVD)

Life support, HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions ; directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker, (DVD)

Label
Life support
Title
Life support
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions ; directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ana is an HIV-positive woman and recovering junkie, taking care of a 9-year-old daughter and a husband who is also HIV-positive. While making the most of a local social services program in order to regain stability in her life, she also attempts to reunite with her estranged teenage daughter, living with Ana's mother
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz ; editor, Mary Jo Markey ; music, Stuart Matthewman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
TV-MA
Language note
  • In English. Optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
L544 2007
PerformerNote
Queen Latifah, Anna Deavere Smith, Wendell Pierce, Rachel Nicks, Evan Ross, Gloria Reuben, Tony Rock, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Tracee Ellis Ross
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1964-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • George, Nelson
  • Queen Latifah
  • Smith, Anna Deavere
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Nicks, Rachel
  • Ross, Evan
  • Reuben, Gloria
  • Rock, Tony
  • Henson, Darrin Dewitt
  • Ross, Tracee Ellis
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • HBO Films
  • Flavor Unit (Firm)
  • Urban Romances (Firm)
  • Shelby Stone Productions
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Recovering addicts
  • HIV-positive women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • HIV-positive persons
  • Self-help groups
  • HIV-positive persons
  • Recovering addicts
  • African American HIV-positive women
  • Self-help groups
  • Mother-daughter relationship
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Life support, HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions ; directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features : optional audio commentary (by George); on-set video diary featurette with Nelson George (22 min.); "More Support" deleted scene (2 min.); interview with Andrea Williams (4 min.); "The story behind the story" behind the scenes featurette (with Latifah, George, Williams, 6 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full version, widescreen format 16:9.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.)
Isbn
9780783154459
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359424229
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94242
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn133653485
  • (OCoLC)966159821
  • (OCoLC)133653485
  • 724876
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital 2.0 in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life support, HBO Films presents ; a Foxx/King Entertainment production ; a Flavor Unit Films production ; in association with Urban Romances and Shelby Stone Productions ; directed by Nelson George ; written by Nelson George and Jim McKay & Hannah Weyer ; produced by Mark A. Baker, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features : optional audio commentary (by George); on-set video diary featurette with Nelson George (22 min.); "More Support" deleted scene (2 min.); interview with Andrea Williams (4 min.); "The story behind the story" behind the scenes featurette (with Latifah, George, Williams, 6 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full version, widescreen format 16:9.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.)
Isbn
9780783154459
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359424229
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94242
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn133653485
  • (OCoLC)966159821
  • (OCoLC)133653485
  • 724876
System details
DVD, region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital 2.0 in Spanish
Video recording format
DVD

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