Coverart for item
The Resource The color of freedom., Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August

The color of freedom., Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August

Label
The color of freedom.
Title
The color of freedom.
Statement of responsibility
Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August
Title variation
Goodbye Bafana
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse conformists. The violence of the system on its white citizens was considerably more hidden than on its black ones, but it was violence all the same. White's were obligated to remain as ignorant as possible or be persecuted by the status quo
Awards note
Berlin International Film Festival, 2007: Peace Film Award (Bille August)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Hervé Schneid ; music, Dario Marianelli ; costume designer, Dianna Cilliers ; production designer, Tom Hannam
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
C6567 2008
PerformerNote
Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger, Shiloh Henderson, Patrick Lyster, Faith Ndukwana
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1970-
  • 1976-
  • 1949-
  • 1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Girard, Ilann
  • Steinborn, Andro
  • Van Damme, Jean-Luc
  • Wicht, David
  • Latter, Greg
  • August, Bille
  • Fiennes, Joseph
  • Haysbert, Dennis
  • Kruger, Diane
  • Henderson, Shiloh
  • Lyster, Patrick
  • Ndukwana, Faith
  • Graham, Bob
  • Gregory, James
  • Banana Films (Firm)
  • Arsam International (Firm)
  • Film Afrika Worldwide (Firm)
  • Future Films
  • Thema Production (Firm)
  • X Filme Creative Pool
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gregory, James
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Prison wardens
  • Prisoners
  • Apartheid
  • Prisiones
  • Presos
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The color of freedom., Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the memoirs of Nelson Mandela's prison guard written by Bob Graham and James Gregory
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1130685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381495027
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CEL4950DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1130685
  • (Sirsi) 1130685
  • (OCoLC)213373697
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color of freedom., Banana Films ; Arsam International ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; Future Films ; Thema Production ; X-Filme Creative Pool ; produced by Ilann Girard, Andro Steinborn, Jean-Luc Van Damme, David Wicht ; written by Greg Latter ; directed by Bille August
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the memoirs of Nelson Mandela's prison guard written by Bob Graham and James Gregory
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1130685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381495027
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CEL4950DVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1130685
  • (Sirsi) 1130685
  • (OCoLC)213373697
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Memorial Hall Library (Andover)Borrow it
      2 North Main Street, Andover, MA, 01810, US
      42.6568333 -71.141443
Processing Feedback ...