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Title:
A raisin in the sun
Author:
Petrie, Daniel, film director.
Edition:
Special edition.
Publication Information:
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 1 bonus disc.
Summary:
Members of an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment, in this deeply resonant tale of dreams deferred. Following the death of their patriarch, the Youngers await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money.
General Note:
Title from container.

Wide screen (1.85:1).

Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.

Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.

Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer ; interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; new interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; episode of Theater talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; excerpt from Black theatre: the making of a movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. ; new interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier revisited ; interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie ; trailer ; plus: an essay by scholar Sarita Cannon and author James Baldwin's 1969 tribute to Hansberry, "Sweet Lorraine."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781681435022
UPC:
715515220712
Format :
DVD

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