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The women of Brewster Place [videorecording] / Xenon Entertainment Group ; produced by Patricia K. Meyer and Reuben Cannon ; teleplay by Karen Hall ; directed by Donna Deitch ; Phoenix Entertainment Group, Inc. ; Harpo Productions, Inc. ; King Phoenix Entertainment
[United States] : Hearst Entertainment Inc. ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, c2011
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PS3564.A895 W611 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American women -- Drama
Inner cities -- United States -- Social conditions -- Drama
Subject Naylor, Gloria -- Film adaptations
Subject(s) Feature films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; stereo
Cast Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson, Jackée, Larenz Tate, Lynn Whitfield, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Moses Gunn, Paula Kelly, Leon, Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Paul Winfield, William Allen Young
Credits Director of photography, Alexander Gruszynski ; editor, Jerrold L. Ludwig ; music, David Shire
Note Complete unedited version
Originally produced as motion picture in 1988
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor
Audience Not rated by the MPAA
Summary Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Alternate Author Hall, Karen Lynne
Deitch, Donna, 1945-
Winfrey, Oprah
Givens, Robin
Tyson, Cicely
Jackée, 1956-
Naylor, Gloria. Women of Brewster Place
Xenon Entertainment Group
Phoenix Entertainment Group
Harpo Productions
King Phoenix Entertainment (Firm)
Hearst Entertainment (Firm)
Xenon Pictures

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