Beloved [videorecording] / directed by Jonathan Demme ; screenplay by Akosua Busia ... [et al.] ; produced by Edward Saxon ... [et al.] ; Touchstone Pictures ; a Harpo Films/Clinica Estetico production.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video, [1999?]
Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: African Americans Ohio History 19th century Drama.
Slavery United States Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editors, Carol Littleton, Andy Keir ; music, Rachel Portman.
Performers: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Albert Hall, Irma P. Hall.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Notes: In English with optional soundtrack in French.
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.).
Summary: After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.