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The Resource Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria International presents a Dreamer Joint Venture Production in co-production with Senator Film Produktion/Enigma Pictures and Niama Film ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stoltz ; directed by Oliver Stoltz, (DVD)

Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria International presents a Dreamer Joint Venture Production in co-production with Senator Film Produktion/Enigma Pictures and Niama Film ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stoltz ; directed by Oliver Stoltz, (DVD)

Label
Life, above all
Title
Life, above all
Statement of responsibility
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria International presents a Dreamer Joint Venture Production in co-production with Senator Film Produktion/Enigma Pictures and Niama Film ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stoltz ; directed by Oliver Stoltz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
nso
Summary
Just after the death of her newly born sister, Chanda, 12-years old, learns of a rumor that spreads like wildfire through her dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school in search of her mother and the truth
Cataloging source
QQ3
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Casting director, Moonyeenn Lee ; costume designer, Nadia Kruger ; art directors, Christiane Rothe, Tracy Perkins ; editor, Dirk Grau ; director of photography, Bernhard Jasper ; music by Ali N. Askin, Ian Osrin ; associate producer, Daniela Ramin ; executive producer, Helge Sasse ; co-producers, Greig Buckle and Thomas Reisser, Dan Schlanger
Intended audience
MPAA rating : PG-13
Language note
Subtitles in English, English SDH, French
PerformerNote
Khomotso Manyaka, Lerato Mvelase, Harriet Manamela, Keaobaka Makanyane, Tinah Mnumzama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Manyaka, Khomotso
  • Mvelase, Lerato
  • Lenabe, Harriet
  • Makanyane, Keaobaka
  • Mnumzama, Tinah
  • Schmitz, Oliver
  • Jasper, Bernhard
  • Stratton, Allan
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Bavarian Film International (Firm)
  • Senator Film (Firm)
  • Enigma Productions
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Gossip
  • Family secrets
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • HIV-positive persons
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria International presents a Dreamer Joint Venture Production in co-production with Senator Film Produktion/Enigma Pictures and Niama Film ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stoltz ; directed by Oliver Stoltz, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel "Chanda's secrets" by Allan Stratton
  • Special features : the making of "Life above all" ; BDLive enabled
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn769623854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.)
Isbn
9786314488796
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396387768
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38776
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria International presents a Dreamer Joint Venture Production in co-production with Senator Film Produktion/Enigma Pictures and Niama Film ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stoltz ; directed by Oliver Stoltz, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the novel "Chanda's secrets" by Allan Stratton
  • Special features : the making of "Life above all" ; BDLive enabled
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn769623854
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.)
Isbn
9786314488796
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396387768
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
38776
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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