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Good fences [DVD videorecording] / Showtime presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover ; screenplay by Trey Ellis ; directed by Ernest Dickerson.

Contributor(s): Glover, Danny | Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- | Ellis, Trey | Dickerson, Ernest R, 1952- | Glover, Zachary Simmons | Mo'Nique | Bathe, Ryan Michelle | Archer, Ashley (Actress) | Cruz, Marie | McCurdy-Clark, Vincent | Freeman, Jonathan, 1950- | Duke, George | Ellis, Erika | Showtime Networks | Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks | Showtime Entertainment.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Showtime Entertainment, [2003]Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1932228888; 9781932228885.Subject(s): Feature films | African Americans -- Connecticut -- Greenwich -- Drama | African American families -- Connecticut -- Greenwich -- Drama | Greenwich (Conn.) -- Race relations -- Drama | Upper class -- Connecticut -- Greenwich -- Drama | Films for the hearing impairedDDC classification: 791.45/72 LOC classification: PS3555.L59494 | G66 2003
Production Credits: Director of photography, Jonathan Freeman ; editor, Stephen Lovejoy ; music, George Duke.
Cast: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Zachary Simmons Glover, Mo'Nique, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Ashley Archer, Marie Cruz, Vincent McCurdy-Clark, Nayokah Marlyne Afflack, Joy Tanner, Kate Trotter.Summary: In the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to move his family out of their mixed lower-middle-class town and into the posh enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut. The upscale and uptight residents of Greenwich aren't sure how to deal with their new neighbors.
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DVD.

Closed-captioned.

Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Zachary Simmons Glover, Mo'Nique, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Ashley Archer, Marie Cruz, Vincent McCurdy-Clark, Nayokah Marlyne Afflack, Joy Tanner, Kate Trotter.

Director of photography, Jonathan Freeman ; editor, Stephen Lovejoy ; music, George Duke.

Originally broadcast on Showtime in 2002.

Based on the novel by Erika Ellis.

Some credits from container.

"Full screen format"--Container.

Recorded in Dolby stereo (English) and mono (Spanish).

MPAA rating: R, for sexuality, some language and violence.

In the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to move his family out of their mixed lower-middle-class town and into the posh enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut. The upscale and uptight residents of Greenwich aren't sure how to deal with their new neighbors.

Special features: interviews with Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, and Mo'Nique; filmographies of Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, and Mo'Nique.

In English and Spanish.

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