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Chi-Raq / Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication Info Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2016]
Copyright Notice ©2016
Description1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorLee, Spike, film director, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorWillmott, Kevin, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorCannon, Nick, 1980- actor.
Other author/creatorSnipes, Wesley actor.
Other author/creatorParris, Teyonah, actor.
Other author/creatorHudson, Jennifer, 1981- actor.
Other author/creatorBassett, Angela actor.
Other author/creatorHarris, Steve, 1965- actor.
Other author/creatorLennix, Harry J., actor.
Other author/creatorSweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961- actor.
Other author/creatorCusack, John, 1966- actor.
Other author/creatorJackson, Samuel L. actor.
Other author/creatorBlanchard, Terence, composer (expression)
Other author/creatorLibatique, Matthew, 1969- director of photography.
Other author/creatorDenmark, Ryan, editor of moving image work.
Other author/creatorGarcia, Maija, choreographer.
Other author/creatorMotion picture adaptation of (work): Aristophanes. Lysistrata.
Other author/creatorAmazon Studios production company, presenter.
Other author/creatorRoadside Attractions (Firm) production company.
Other author/creatorForty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, production company.
Other author/creatorLions Gate Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Abstract Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 2015.
General noteThe q in the title appears as a diamond with a peace symbol in it.
General noteBonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter.
CreditsDirector of photography, Matthew Libatique ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; original music score, Terence Blanchard ; choreography, Maija Garcia.
Cast Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Steve Harris, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use.
Technical detailsDVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen 16x9 (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1.
LanguageIn English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formDVD-Video discs.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other title Chi-Raq (Motion picture)
UPC 031398240068
Publisher number48624 Lionsgate
Stock numberMidwest Tape

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