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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, [2011]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 818 W872W    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
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 Yvonne Stickney, Paul Winfield, William Allen Young.
Credits Director of photography, Alexander Gruszynski ; editor, Jerrold L. Ludwig ; music, David Shire.
Note Complete unedited version.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
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.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject African American women -- Drama.
Naylor, Gloria -- Film adaptations.
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, Lonette.
Montgomery, Barbara.
Stickney, Phyllis Yvonne.
Winfield, Paul.
Young, William Allen, 1953-
Gruszynski, Alexander.
Ludwig, Jerry
Shire, David. Composer.
Naylor, Gloria. Women of Brewster Place.
Xenon Entertainment Group.
Phoenix Entertainment Group.
Harpo Productions.
King Phoenix Entertainment (Firm)
Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Xenon Pictures.
Standard No. 000799813720
Music No. XE 8137DVD Hearst Entertainment Inc.
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