Roots  / History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4).
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- Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 389 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen format.
- Publisher: New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, 
- Copyright: ©2016
Title from container.
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Title from disc label.
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Disc 1. Night 1 ; Night 2 -- Night 3 ; Night 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed.
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Chad Coleman, Emayatzi Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Reg©♭-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker.
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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.
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Rating: Not rated. TV-14.
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DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, 5.1 Dolby digital.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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|Genre:||Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.