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Kindberg, Ann, television producer.
Eatock, Cheryl, television producer.
Kantrow, Alissa M. 1969- television producer.
Konner, Lawrence, screenwriter.
Rosenthal, Mark D., screenwriter.
[United States] : A&E Television Networks, Llc., 2016.
Widescreen edition.
9786316568878 : DVD, 6316568878 : DVD
Physical Desc
3 DVDs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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[United States] : A&E Television Networks, Llc., 2016.
Widescreen edition.
9786316568878 : DVD, 6316568878 : DVD
00031398247586, 031398247586


General Note
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Creation/Production Credits
Director, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter (nights 1-4), Diana Cilliers (night 1) ; music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; production designers, Ida Random (nights 1-4), Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (night 1) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4).
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016.
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
Target Audience
TV rating: TV-14.
System Details
DVD, Widesceen presentation (1.78:1); Dolby digital audio 5.1.
English audio; English, Spanish subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kindberg, A., Eatock, C., Kantrow, A. M. 1., Konner, L., Rosenthal, M. D., McDonald, A. (., Murray, C. (., Noyce, P., Van Peebles, M., Carter, T., Beresford, B., Coleman, C., Corinealdi, E., Fishburne, L., III., Goode, M., T. I., Kirby, M., Luke, D., Rhys-Meyers, J., Page, R., Paquin, A., Phifer, M., Purefoy, J., Rose, A. N., Tazel, E., Threatt, S., Whitaker, F., Carter, R., Cilliers, D., Heffes, A., Miller, P., Nicholson, M. (. e., Babor, G., Wilcox, J. D., Mandelberg, N., Beatty, D., Random, I., Hely-Hutchinson, J., Meir, S., Menzies, P., & Haley, A. (2016). Roots (Widescreen edition.). A&E Television Networks, Llc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al.. 2016. Roots. A&E Television Networks, Llc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al.. Roots A&E Television Networks, Llc, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kindberg, Ann,, et al. Roots Widescreen edition., A&E Television Networks, Llc., 2016.

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