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Title The women of Brewster Place / Xenon Entertainment Group ; produced by Patricia K. Meyer and Reuben Cannon ; teleplay by Karen Hall ; directed by Donna Deitch ; Phoenix Entertainment Group, Inc. ; Harpo Productions, Inc. ; King Phoenix Entertainment.

Publication Info. [United States] : Hearst Entertainment Inc. ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD WOMEN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD WOMEN    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor.
Credits Director of photography, Alexander Gruszynski ; editor, Jerrold L. Ludwig ; music, David Shire.
Cast Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson, Jackée, Larenz Tate, Lynn Whitfield, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Moses Gunn, Paula Kelly, Leon Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Phyllis Yonne Stickney, Paul Winfield, William Allen Young.
Summary Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Naylor, Gloria -- Film adaptations.
African American women -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Meyer, Patricia K.
Cannon, Reuben, 1946-
Hall, Karen Lynne.
Deitch, Donna, 1945-
Winfrey, Oprah.
Givens, Robin.
Tyson, Cicely.
Jackée, 1956-
Tate, Larenz.
Whitfield, Lynn.
Alice, Mary, 1936-2022
Cole, Olivia, 1942-2018
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993.
Kelly, Paula.
McKee, Leon Lonette.
Montgomery, Barbara.
Stickney, Phyllis Yonne.
Winfield, Paul.
Young, William Allen.
Gruszynski, Alexander.
Ludwig, Jerry
Shire, David.
Naylor, Gloria.
Xenon Entertainment Group.
Phoenix Entertainment Group.
Harpo Productions.
King Phoenix Entertainment.
Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Xenon Pictures.
ISBN 1578296110: $21.69
Standard No. 000799109229
Music No. XE XX 1092DVD Hearst Entertainment Inc.
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