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DVDs DVDs | Image Entertainment | 2009 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD A DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2009.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Cast
Nicole Beharie, Tim Blake Nelson, Will Patton, Michael O'Keefe, Xzibit, Charles Dutton, Alfre Woodard.
Credits
Producer, Bill Haney ; writer, Bill Haney ; director, Tim Disney ; director of photography, Steve Yedlin ; editors, Nancy Richardson, Curtiss Clayton and Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Teddy Castellucci.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material, violence, drug references and language. Supplemental materials not rated.
Summary
A young, single mother of four is wrongly accused of selling drugs near a school and is offered a plea deal that would force her to admit to a crime she didn't commit. She challenges the laws of Texas when, instead of ruining her life with a conviction, she decides to sue the DA for racial discrimination in a case that changes her life as well as the laws of her state. Based on a true story.
Note
Special features: Director's audio commentary ; Telluride Film Festival interviews ; Theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 10-09
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ISBN/ISSN
014381293821
Music #
AIL2938DVD Image Entertainment
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