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The Resource Sarafina!, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films present an Anant Signh production ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; producer for the BBC, David Thompson ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt

Sarafina!, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films present an Anant Signh production ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; producer for the BBC, David Thompson ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt

Label
Sarafina!
Title
Sarafina!
Statement of responsibility
Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films present an Anant Signh production ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; producer for the BBC, David Thompson ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sarafina is a schoolgirl at school in Soweto, South Africa. She learns only the history of the whites in South Africa but her history teacher (Goldberg) secretly teaches the students to be proud of their heritage and make a stand against apartheid. The film features beautiful South African music, choirs and percussion
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Mark Vicente ; production designer, David Barkham ; editors, Peter Hollywood, Sarah Thomas ; music and lyrics, Mbongeni Ngema ; additional songs, Hugh Masekela ; music score, Stanley Meyers
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13, for scenes of apartheid driven violence
Language note
English dialogue with some Zulu songs
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S37345 2011
PerformerNote
Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani, Mbongeni Ngema, Leleti Khumalo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950 July 18-
  • 1956-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nicholson, William
  • Ngema, Mbongeni
  • Thompson, David
  • Singh, Anant
  • Roodt, Darrell
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Makeba, Miriam
  • Kani, John
  • Khumalo, Leleti
  • Miramax Films
  • Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Runtime
98
Series statement
Miramax classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apartheid
  • South Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Sarafina!, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films present an Anant Signh production ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; producer for the BBC, David Thompson ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009769390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
76939
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 638381
  • (OCoLC)735077438
  • (OCoLC)ocn735077438
  • 632897
System details
DVD, Dolby digital ; digital sound ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sarafina!, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films present an Anant Signh production ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; producer for the BBC, David Thompson ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009769390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
76939
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 638381
  • (OCoLC)735077438
  • (OCoLC)ocn735077438
  • 632897
System details
DVD, Dolby digital ; digital sound ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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