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Uniform Title Skin (Motion picture : 2008)
Title Skin [videorecording] / an Elysian, Bard, Moonlighting production in association with Aramid Entertainment ... [et al.] ; produced by Anthony Fabian, Genevieve Hofmeyr, Margaret Matheson ; screenplay by Helen Crawley, Jessie Keyt, Helena Kriel ; directed by Anthony Fabian.

Imprint Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2011]


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 GDL Library Connection DVD    SKI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book "When she was white" by Judith Stone.
Originally released as a motion pictures in 2008.
Aditional production companies: Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited, National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa, and Lip Sync Productions.
Special features: behind the scenes featurette; deleted scenes; outtakes; script development workshops.
Credits Directors of photography, Dewald Aukema, Jonathan Partridge ; editor, St. John O'Rorke ; music, Helene Muddiman.
Cast Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill, Alice Krige, Tony Kgoroge, Ella Ramangwane.
Summary "Despite being born to Afrikaner parents..., Sandra ... has dark skin and African features--an unexpected legacy from her ancestors. Expelled from school and shunned by society, she begins an illicit love affair with Petrus..., a black man. Torn between her family and her heart, Sandra struggles against hardship and racial intolerance, and ultimately triumphs against all odds"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material, some violence, and sexuality.
System Details DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Families -- Drama.
Colored people (South Africa) -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Apartheid -- South Africa -- Drama.
Racism -- South Africa -- Drama.
Mpumalanga (South Africa) -- Race relations -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, South African.
Motion pictures, British.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Okonedo, Sophie. Actor.
Neill, Sam. Actor.
Krige, Alice, 1954- Actor.
Fabian, Anthony. Producer. Director.
Hofmeyr, Genevieve. Producer.
Matheson, Margaret, 1946- Producer.
Crawley, Helen, (Nutritionist. Screenwriter.
Keyt, Jessie, 1973- Screenwriter.
Kriel, Helena. Screenwriter.
Muddiman, Hélène. Composer.
Stone, Judith, 1950- When she was white.
Elysian Films.
Bard Entertainments (Firm)
Moonlighting Films (Firm)
Aramid Entertainment (Firm)
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.
National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa)
Lip Sync Productions (Firm)
Entertainment One (Firm)
ISBN 9781417233816
Standard No. 741952684794
Music No. EOE-DV-6847 Enterainment One

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