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Title Bustin' Bonaparte [videorecording] / Turtles Crossing in association with the Industrial Development Cooperation of SA Limited ; a Rodini Films Production ; a David Lister film ; screenplay, Bonnie Rodini and Thandi Brewer ; produced by Bonnie Rodini ; directed by David Lister.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Freestyle Home Entertainment : Visual Entertainment, 2006.


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 GDL Central Library Children's DVD    BUS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Richard E. Grant, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Karin van Der Laag, Kasha Kropinski, Anneke Weidemann, Luke Gallant "Bustin" Bonaparte."
Credits Director of photography, Peter Tischhauser ; music by JB Arthur ; editor, Josh Galvin.
Note Based on Olive Schreiner's classic novel "The story of an African farm."
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and brief mild language.
Summary Two orphans mourn their lost parents while living under the care of their chubby Aunt Sannie. Gentle Otto the farm manager looks after his son Waldo and also gives the two girls love and understanding. Waldo and the girls are best friends. Things change when Bonaparte Blenkins (Richard E. Grant) shows up and he melts Aunt Sannie with his advances. But nobody can kid these kids. They know he is up to no good and he just wants to steal her money. He is mean to the children and eventually gets Otto out of the way. With no choice and no one to turn to the kids set a trap for Bonaparte. With the help of the farm animals and Oswald the Ostrich they try to expose him for the fraud he is.
Note Bonus features: interviews with child stars, fun with animals, interview with the producer, beautiful scenery.
Subject Orphans -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- Drama.
Huérfanos -- Teatro.
Estafa -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kropinski, Kasha.
Weidemann, Anneke.
Bonaparte, Luke Gallant (Bustin)
Tischhauser, Peter.
Arthur, J. B.
Rodini, Bonnie.
Galvin, Josh.
Brewer, Thandi.
Lister, David.
Grant, Richard E., 1957-
Mueller-Stahl, Armin, 1930-
Der Laag, Karin van.
Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920. Story of an African farm.
Industrial Development Cooperation of SA Limited.
Rodini Films Production.
Turtles Crossing.
Freestyle Home Entertainment (Firm)
Visual Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Busting Bonaparte
Publication of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited.
Standard No. 855280001045
Music No. FM1045DVD Freestyle Home Entertaiment

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