The brother from another planet

Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth -- in Harlem -- and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his...

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Corporate Authors: MGM Home Entertainment Inc., IFC Films.
Other Authors: Sayles, John, 1950-, Renzi, Maggie., Morton, Joe, 1947-
Language:English
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Summary:Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth -- in Harlem -- and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: audio commentary by John Sayles, featurette with John Sayles and Maggie Renzi, Casa de los babys trailer.
""The Brother from Another Planet" (1984) has been preserved by Anarchists' Convention in collaboration with UCLA Film and Television Archive" --Opening frames.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for widescreen 16:9 televisions ; Dolby digital ; NTSC.
Audience:MPAA rating: R; for language, some drug content and brief nudity.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Ernest R. Dickerson ; production designer, Nora Chavooshian ; music, Mason Daring.
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]
ISBN:0792858107
9780792858102

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Call Number: PN1997.S2 B768 2003
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