The Resource Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria Film International presents ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stolz ; director, Oliver Schmitz, (Blu-Ray)

Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria Film International presents ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stolz ; director, Oliver Schmitz, (Blu-Ray)

Label
Life, above all
Title
Life, above all
Statement of responsibility
a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria Film International presents ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stolz ; director, Oliver Schmitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • nso
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • nso
Summary
Twelve-year-old Chanda learns of a rumor that has spread through her village near Johannesburg and forced her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school to find her mother and discover the truth
Awards note
Un Certain Regard, Cannes ; Official Selection, Toronto ; Official Selection, San Francisco ; Official Selection, Ebertfest.
Cataloging source
GRR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bernhard Jasper ; editor, Dirk Grau ; music by Ali N. Askin, Ian Osrin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material and some sexual content
  • Canadian home video rating: PG
Language note
  • Northern Sotho dialog, with English or French subtitles
  • English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L544 2011
PerformerNote
Khomotso Manyaka, Lerato Mvelase, Harriet Manamela, Keaobaka Makanyane, Tinah Mnumzana
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stratton, Allan
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Secrets
  • Rumor
  • Missing persons
  • South Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria Film International presents ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stolz ; director, Oliver Schmitz, (Blu-Ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Based on the novel "Chanda's secrets" by Allan Stratton
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special feature: the making of Life, above all. BD Live enabled
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn789681434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (ca. 106 min.)
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 control number
(OCoLC)789681434
System details
  • Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; Widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA (Northern Sotho), stereo. (English (special features)); region A
  • BD Live features require an Internet connection
  • DVD
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Life, above all, a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Bavaria Film International presents ; written by Dennis Foon ; producer, Oliver Stolz ; director, Oliver Schmitz, (Blu-Ray)
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Based on the novel "Chanda's secrets" by Allan Stratton
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Special feature: the making of Life, above all. BD Live enabled
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn789681434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray version
Extent
1 blu-ray disc (ca. 106 min.)
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 control number
(OCoLC)789681434
System details
  • Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; Widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA (Northern Sotho), stereo. (English (special features)); region A
  • BD Live features require an Internet connection
  • DVD
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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