The Resource The brother from another planet, produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles, (videorecording)

The brother from another planet, produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles, (videorecording)

Label
The brother from another planet
Title
The brother from another planet
Statement of responsibility
produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An extraterrestrial who resembles an African-American flees slavery on a distant planet and crash lands in New York City. He blends in with the residents of Harlem, makes friends, and helps bring down a drug lord while avoiding capture by a pair of alien bounty hunters
Cataloging source
UIU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest R. Dickerson ; original score by Mason Daring
Date time place
Filmed on location in New York City. Originally released in 1984 as a motion picture
Intended audience
"Contains adult language and violence. May not be suitable for all audiences"--Container
PerformerNote
Joe Morton, Darryl Edwards, Steve James, Leonard Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sayles, John
  • Rajski, Peggy
  • Renzi, Maggie
  • Morton, Joe
  • United American Video (Firm)
  • Gemstone Entertainment
  • Sterling Entertainment Group
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Feature films
  • Science fiction films
Technique
live action
Label
The brother from another planet, produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm44630265
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40161
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 456850
  • (Sirsi) o44630265
  • (Sirsi) ADR-4172
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The brother from another planet, produced by Peggy Rajski and Maggie Renzi ; written, directed & edited by John Sayles, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm44630265
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [110 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40161
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 456850
  • (Sirsi) o44630265
  • (Sirsi) ADR-4172
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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