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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)

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)

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
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong disturbing sexual content and abuse involving a young teen and for language
Language note
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Eugene Jones, Summer Bishil
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1967-
  • 1987-
  • 1988-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ball, Alan
  • Hope, Ted
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Collette, Toni
  • Bello, Maria
  • Macdissi, Peter
  • Jones, Eugene
  • Bishil, Summer
  • Sigel, Newton Thomas
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Erian, Alicia
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Warner Independent Pictures
  • This is That (Firm)
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
  • Adolescentes
  • Padre e hija
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)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" -- Container
  • Special features (80 min.): community discussion with Ball, Macdissi, Bishil & Hussam Ayloush (30 min.); community discussion with Erian & Rajdeep Singh Jolly (50 min.)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the novel: Towelhead / by Alicia Erian
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn273060928
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
8839290475050
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
(OCoLC)273060928
System details
DVD, dual-layer, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
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)
Publication
Note
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" -- Container
  • Special features (80 min.): community discussion with Ball, Macdissi, Bishil & Hussam Ayloush (30 min.); community discussion with Erian & Rajdeep Singh Jolly (50 min.)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the novel: Towelhead / by Alicia Erian
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn273060928
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
8839290475050
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
(OCoLC)273060928
System details
DVD, dual-layer, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
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