The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s
Cataloging source
NHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Branford Marsalis; editor, Aaron Yanes; director of photography, Sofian El Fani
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.I46 2017
PerformerNote
Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Rocky Carroll, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Reg E. Cathey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1971-
  • 1954-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dean, Kathryn
  • Landesman, Peter
  • Woo, Alexander
  • Wolfe, George C.
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Byrne, Rose
  • Goldsberry, Renée Elise
  • Vance, Courtney B.
  • Carroll, Rocky
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Birney, Reed
  • Cathey, Reg E.
  • Skloot, Rebecca
  • HBO Films
  • Your Face Goes Here Entertainment (Firm)
  • Harpo Films
  • Cine Mosaic (Firm)
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • African American women
  • Cancer
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn999842686
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600977
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000074643
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999842686
System details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, HBO Films presents ; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film ; produced by Kathryn Dean ; screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe ; directed by George C. Wolfe
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-tv movie on April 22, 2017
  • Based on the book written by Rebecca Skloot
  • Bonus features: "Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, along with writer/director George C. Wolfe and members of the Lacks family, discuss the legacy of Henrietta Lacks in this compelling Family featurette"; Filming in Georgia
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn999842686
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929600977
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000074643
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999842686
System details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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