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Title The serpent and the rainbow [videorecording] / Universal ; Keith Barish presents a Rob Cohen/David Ladd production ; a film by Wes Craven ; screenplay by Richard Maxwell and A.R. Simoun ; produced by David Ladd and Doug Claybourne ; directed by Wes Craven.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal, [2003]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    SER    Available
Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield.
Credits Director of photography, John Lindley ; music, Brad Fiedel ; film editor, Glenn Farr.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
"Inspired by the book The Serpent and the Rainbow by Wade Davis."
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary "A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container.
Note Special feature : theatrical trailer.
Subject Vodou -- Haiti -- Drama.
Zombiism -- Haiti -- Drama.
Haiti -- Religious life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Horror films.
Zombie films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Craven, Wes. Director.
Ladd, David, 1947- Producer.
Claybourne, Doug. Producer.
Maxwell, Richard. Screenwriter.
Simoun, A.R. Screenwriter.
Barish, Keith. Producer.
Cohen, Rob, 1949-
Rodman, Howard.
Pullman, Bill. Actor.
Tyson, Cathy. Actor.
Mokae, Zakes. Actor.
Winfield, Paul. Actor.
Davis, Wade. Serpent and the Rainbow.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Note Title on container: Wes Craven's The serpent and the rainbow
ISBN 0783255314
Standard No. 025192123627
Music No. 21236 Universal

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