A raisin in the sun

Daniel Petrie, Lorraine Hansberry, 1930-1965, Philip Rose, 1921-2011, David Susskind, 1920-1987, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, 1931-2008, John Fiedler, 1925-2005, Louis Gossett, Jr., 1936-, Stephen Perry, 1952-, Joel Fluellen, 1907-1990, Studs Terkel, 1912-2008, Roy Glenn, 1915-1971

DVD - 2018

Members of an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment, in this deeply resonant tale of dreams deferred. Following the death of their patriarch, the Youngers await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money.

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1st Floor DVD/MOVIE/DRAMA/Raisin Due Jan 27, 2022
Series
Criterion collection ; 945.
Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection [2018]
Edition
Two-DVD special edition ; DVD edition ; widescreen
Language
English
Item Description
Based on the play by Lorraine Hansberry.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer ; interview from 1961 with playwright/screenwriter Lorraine Hansberry ; new interview with Imani Perry, author of Looking for Lorraine ; episode of Theater talk from 2002 featuring producer Philip Rose and actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis ; excerpt from Black theatre: the making of a movement (1978), with a new introduction by director Woodie King Jr. ; new interview with film scholar Mia Mask, coeditor of Poitier revisited ; interview from 2002 with director Daniel Petrie ; trailer.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (128 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, region 1, NTSC; wide screen presentation; Dolby mono.
Production Credits
Music, Laurence Rosenthal ; director of photography, Charles Lawton, Jr. ; film editors, William A. Lyon, Paul Weatherwax.
ISBN
9781681435022
Other Authors
Daniel Petrie (film director), Lorraine Hansberry, 1930-1965 (screenwriter), Philip Rose, 1921-2011 (film producer), David Susskind, 1920-1987 (actor), Ruby Dee (-), Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, 1931-2008, John Fiedler, 1925-2005, Louis Gossett, Jr., 1936-, Stephen Perry, 1952-, Joel Fluellen, 1907-1990, Studs Terkel, 1912-2008, Roy Glenn, 1915-1971