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The harder they come [videorecording] / International Films Management Ltd. presents ; a Perry Henzell film
DVDs DVDs | Xenon Pictures | c2006 | Film & soundtrack special ed. ; widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD H pt.1-2 DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD H pt.1-2 DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Pictures, c2006.
Edition
Film & soundtrack special ed. ; widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 5.1 surround, or original mono.
Note
In Jamaican English, with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw, Ras Daniel Hartman, Bobby Charlton.
Credits
Writers, Perry Henzell & Trevor D. Rhone ; producer/director, Perry Henzell ; editor, John Victor Smith, Richard White, Reicland Anderson ; camera, David MacDonald, Peter Jessop, Franklin St. Juste.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Note
Accompanying compact disc, Jimmy Cliff in The harder they come : original soundtrack recording, previously issued in 2001 as Island: 314 586 158-2.
Summary
A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes.
Note
Special features: "One and all: the phenomenon of The harder they come" featurette ; making-of documentary, "Hard Road to Travel" ; interviews with Jimmy Cliff, Arthur Gorson, and director Perry Henzell; slide show, "The wild side of paradise"; music video.
Local Note
MW, 9-08
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ISBN
1597881155
9781597881159
ISBN/ISSN
000799432204
Music #
XE4322PP Xenon Pictures
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