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Title Songcatcher / Rigas Entertainment in association with the Independant Film Channel Productions presents an Ergo Arts production, a film by Maggie Greenwald ; producers, Ellen Rigas Venetis, Richard Miller ; writer & director, Maggie Greenwald.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2001]
©2000

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Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Orignally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Credits Director of photography, Enrique Chediak ; art director, Molly Mikula ; editor, Keith Reamer ; original music, David Mansfield ; costume designer, Kasia Walicka Maimone ; production designer, Giner Tongas.
Cast Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Greg Russell Cook, Iris DeMent, Stephanie Roth Haberle, David Patrick Kelly, E. Katherine Kerr, Taj Mahal, Emmy Rossum.
Summary When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Form Also issued on VHS.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Musicologists -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Appalachian Region -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical re-creations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Venetis, Ellen Rigas.
Miller, Richard.
Greenwald, Maggie.
McTeer, Janet.
Quinn, Aidan.
Carroll, Pat.
Adams, Jane, 1965-
Cook, Greg Russell.
DeMent, Iris.
Haberle, Stephanie Roth, 1963-
Kelly, David Patrick.
Kerr, E. Katherine.
Taj Mahal (Musician)
Rossum, Emmy, 1986-
Chediak, Enrique.
Mikula, Molly.
Reamer, Keith.
Mansfield, David.
Maimone, Kasia Walicka.
Tongas, Ginger.
Independant Film Channel Productions (Firm)
Rigas Entertainment.
Ergo Arts (Films)
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Trimark Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1588173054
Standard No. 031398754329
Music No. VM7543D Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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