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Title When the mountains tremble.

Publication Info. Burlington, VT : Docurama ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Lower Level  DVD 353.53 WHEN THE MOUNTAINS    Check Shelf
Edition Twentieth anniversary special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary in 1983.
Special features: filmmaker commentary from Pamela Yates, Newton Thomas Sigel, and Peter Kinoy; never-before-seen introduction by Susan Sarandon; epilogue featuring Rigoberta Menchú; filmmaker biographies.
Credits Cinematographer, Thomas Sigel ; art director, Randy Barcelo ; editor, Peter Kinoy ; original music, Rubén Blades.
Cast Rigoberta Menchú, Shawn Elliot, Eddie Jones, Linda Segura, Shelly Desai, Ron Ryan.
Summary Chronicles the astonishing, true story of Nobel Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú, who is a Quinché Indian woman, as she stood up for her people and helped wage a rebellion in the wake of seemingly unconquerable oppression. Shot at the height of the heated battle between the heavily-armed Guatemalan Military and the nearly defenseless Mayan population.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Spanish and English dialogue, English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording a Skylight pictures production ; produced by Peter Kinoy ; directed by Pamela Yates, Thomas Sigel.
Subject Menchú, Rigoberta.
Quiché Indians.
Oppression (Psychology)
Guatemala -- History -- 20th century.
Guatemala -- Historia -- Siglo XX.
Genre/Form Documentary.
Added Author Yates, Pamela.
Sigel, Newton Thomas.
Menchú, Rigoberta.
Elliot, Shawn.
Jones, Eddie.
Segura, Linda.
Desai, Shelly.
Blades, Rubén.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 076706500X
Standard No. 767685961834
Music No. NVG-9618 Docurama
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