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The Resource Towelhead, Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, (videorecording DVD)

Towelhead, Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Towelhead
Title
Towelhead
Statement of responsibility
Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment
Title variation
  • Towel head
  • Nothing is private
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Jasira, a 13-year-old Lebanese-American girl, moves to suburban Houston to live with her extremely strict father
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel ; editor, Andy Keir ; composer, Thomas Newman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong disturbing sexual content and abuse involving a young teen and for language
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Eugene Jones, Summer Bishil
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1967-
  • 1987-
  • 1988-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ball, Alan
  • Hope, Ted
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Collette, Toni
  • Bello, Maria
  • Macdissi, Peter
  • Jones, Eugene
  • Bishil, Summer
  • Erian, Alicia
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Suburban life
  • Arab Americans
  • Lebanese Americans
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Children of immigrants
  • Conflict of generations
  • Children of divorced parents
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Towelhead, Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: Towelhead / by Alicia Erian
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features (80 min.): community discussion with Alan Ball, Peter Macdissi, Summer Bishil & Hussam Ayloush (30 min.); community discussion with Alicia Erian & Rajdeep Singh Jolly (50 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781419877650
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929047505
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000045079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn273060928
  • (OCoLC)273060928
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Towelhead, Warner Independent Pictures presents ; in association with Indian Paintbrush ; written for the screen and directed by Alan Ball ; producer[s], Ted Hope, Alan Ball ; [a] This is That production ; in association with Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: Towelhead / by Alicia Erian
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features (80 min.): community discussion with Alan Ball, Peter Macdissi, Summer Bishil & Hussam Ayloush (30 min.); community discussion with Alicia Erian & Rajdeep Singh Jolly (50 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9781419877650
Isbn Type
(dvd)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929047505
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000045079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn273060928
  • (OCoLC)273060928
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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