The Resource American violet, (electronic resource)

American violet, (electronic resource)

Label
American violet
Title
American violet
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nicole Beharie (The Express), Will Patton (Entrapment, The Postman), Charles Dutton (TV's Roc, Mimic) and Alfre Woodard (TV's Desperate Housewives, Primal Fear) star in this gripping true-life story. Falsely accused of distributing narcotics in a school zone, Dee Roberts (Beharie) is offered a deal she can't refuse: plead guilty and accept a 10-year suspended sentence. The alternative: risk serving 16-to-25 in jail. Realizing a conviction would ruin her life, Dee decides to fight back. Suing the DA for racial discrimination, Dee battles impossible odds in a case that will not only change her life but the laws of Texas as well
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Tim Disney
Intended audience
Rated PG-13
PerformerNote
Nicole Beharie, Tim Blake Nelson, Will Patton, Michael O'Keefe, Xzibit, Malcolm Barrett, Tim Ware, Paul David Story, David Warshofsky, Lucinda Jenney, Karimah Westbrook, Paul Guilfoyle, Pamala Tyson, Charles Dutton, Alfre Woodard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haney, William M.
  • Disney, Tim
  • Beharie, Nicole
  • Nelson, Tim Blake
  • Patton, Will
  • O'Keefe, Michael
  • Xzibit
  • Barrett, Malcolm
  • Ware, Tim
  • Story, Paul David
  • Warshofsky, David
  • Jenney, Lucinda
  • Westbrook, Karimah
  • Guilfoyle, Paul
  • Tyson, Pamala
  • Dutton, Charles S.
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Castellucci, Teddy
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single mothers
  • Malicious accusation
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement
  • Race discrimination
  • Plea bargaining
  • Narcotic laws
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
American violet, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 102 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12192813
Publisher number
MWT12192813
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
American violet, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 102 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12192813
Publisher number
MWT12192813
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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