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Children of invention
Chun, Tze.
Deluxe collector's edition ; widescreen.
Publication Information:
[United States] : The Kids Are Alright Productions, 2010.

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
After being evicted, hardworking single mom Elaine Cheng tries to maintain a normal life for her children, Raymond and Tina. They squat in a Boston apartment as Elaine juggles a number of jobs, including working for a questionable pyramid scheme. When Elaine doesn't return home one night, nobody knows the kids are home alone, and they are left to fend for themselves. Raymond, a budding inventor, realizes he needs to come up with a plan to take care of his little sister.
General Note:
DVD release of the 2009 motion picture.

Deluxe collector's edition: "This version of the DVD is for educational use in the classroom or for public and institutional library collections. Restricted to classroom viewings specifically connected to a teaching/learning activity in which all viewers (teacher and students) are involved, or to library loans to individuals for home viewing. Does not include public performance rights." -- Film website.

Bonus features: 'Windowbreaker" short film by Tze Chun; cast & crew commentaries; cast interviews; deleted scenes, audition tapes; theatrical trailer.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated. ["Both CHILDREN OF INVENTION and WINDOWBREAKER are not rated by the MPAA ... neither film contains foul language, violence, nudity, or sexual situations, and are therefore suitable for viewing by young children ... We believe that the films would have a PG rating." -- Publisher's website ]
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