Jonathan Demme (Film director, Film producer), Akosua Busia (Screenwriter), Richard LaGravenese (Screenwriter), Adam Brooks (Screenwriter), Edward Saxon (Film producer), Oprah Winfrey (Film producer, Actor), Danny Glover (Actor), Thandiwe Newton (Actor), Kimberly Elise (Actor), Beah E. Richards (Actor), Lisa Gay Hamilton (Actor), Albert Hall (Actor), Irma P. Hall (Actor), Tak Fujimoto, Carol Littleton (Editor of moving image work), Andy Kier (Editor of moving image work), Rachel Portman, Toni Morrison, Touchstone Pictures (Presenter), Harpo Films (Production company), Clinica Estetico, Ltd (Production company), Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm) (Publisher)
In 1873 Ohio, Sethe is a mother of three haunted by her horrific slavery past and her desperate actions for freedom. As a result, Sethe's home is haunted by a furious poltergeist, which drives away her two sons. Sethe and her daughter endure living with the spirit for 10 more years, until an old friend, Paul D. Garner, arrives to run it out. After Garner moves in, a strange woman named Beloved enters their lives, causing turmoil
DVD Video, English, [1999?]
Touchstone Home Entertainment, Burbank, CA, [1999?]
Baruch video, DVD 1777
MPAA rating: R, for violent images, sexuality and nudity.
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998
Based on the novel by Toni Morrison
Includes theatrical trailer and a documentary about the film which includes interviews with cast members and director (5 min.)
In English with optional soundtrack in FrenchClosed-captioned in English
Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Albert Hall, Irma P. Hall.
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editors, Carol Littleton, Andy Keir ; music, Rachel Portman.
www.imdb.com Connect to Internet Movie Database for more information