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Title The women of Brewster Place [videorecording] / Xenon Entertainment Group ; produced by Patricia K. Meyer and Reuben Cannon ; teleplay by Karen Hall ; directed by Donna Deitch ; Phoenix Entertainment Group, Inc. ; Harpo Productions, Inc. ; King Phoenix Entertainment.

Imprint [United States] : Hearst Entertainment Inc. ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, ©2011.


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Description 1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo.
Cast Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson, Jackée, Larenz Tate, Lynn Whitfield, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Moses Gunn, Paula Kelly, Leon, Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Paul Winfield, William Allen Young.
Credits Director of photography, Alexander Gruszynski ; editor, Jerrold L. Ludwig ; music, David Shire.
Note Complete unedited version.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
Summary Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life.
Subject African American women -- Drama.
Naylor, Gloria -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Meyer, Patricia K.
Cannon, Reuben, 1946-
Hall, Karen Lynne.
Deitch, Donna, 1945-
Winfrey, Oprah.
Givens, Robin.
Tyson, Cicely.
Jackée, 1956-
Tate, Larenz.
Whitfield, Lynn.
Alice, Mary, 1941-
Cole, Olivia, 1942-
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993.
Kelly, Paula.
Leon (Leon Robinson)
McKee, Lonette.
Montgomery, Barbara.
Stickney, Phyllis Yvonne.
Winfield, Paul.
Young, William Allen, 1953-
Gruszynski, Alexander.
Ludwig, Jerrold L.
Shire, David. Composer.
Naylor, Gloria. Women of Brewster Place.
Xenon Entertainment Group.
Phoenix Entertainment Group.
Harpo Productions.
King Phoenix Entertainment (Firm)
Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Xenon Pictures.
Standard No. 000799813720
Music No. XE 8137DVD Hearst Entertainment Inc.

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