The Resource Show me a hero

Show me a hero

Label
Show me a hero
Title
Show me a hero
Title variation
Show me a hero
Title variation remainder
how does a politician know he's doing the right thing? we make him pay
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis. When federal courts ordered public housing be built in the white, middle class side of town, it divided the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Paul Haggis
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Classification : M
Language note
English and French dialogue. Subtitles in Dutch or French. [CC] English Captions (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired)
PerformerNote
Oscar Isaac, Bob Balaban, Jim Belushi, Jon Bernthal, Latanya Richardson Jackson, Catherine Keener, Alfred Molina, Winona Ryder
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1945-
  • 1954-
  • 1977-
  • 1949-
  • 1959-
  • 1953-eactor
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Isaac, Oscar
  • Baladan, Bob
  • Belushi, James
  • Bernthal, Jon
  • Richardson Jackson, LaTanya
  • Keener, Catherine
  • Molina, Alfred
  • Ryder, Winona
  • Belkin, Lisa
Runtime
345
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belkin, Lisa
  • Mayors
  • Low-income housing
  • Racism
  • Small cities
  • Social conflict
  • Television mini-series
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Social conflict
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Show me a hero
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Roadshow Entertainment : R-123386-9
  • DVD release of the television mini-series previously broadcast in 2015
  • Bonus features: Making show me a hero
  • Based on the book with the same name by Lisa Belkin, originally published in 1999
  • "How does a politican know he's doing the right thing? We make him pay"--Container
  • "A 6-part HBO miniseries"--Container
  • "From the creator of The Wire and the director of Crash"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057079534
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 DVD-videos (approximately 345 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9398700002136
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
R-123386-9
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1, PAL, Region 4,widescreen 16:9, fullframe 1.78:1
Label
Show me a hero
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Roadshow Entertainment : R-123386-9
  • DVD release of the television mini-series previously broadcast in 2015
  • Bonus features: Making show me a hero
  • Based on the book with the same name by Lisa Belkin, originally published in 1999
  • "How does a politican know he's doing the right thing? We make him pay"--Container
  • "A 6-part HBO miniseries"--Container
  • "From the creator of The Wire and the director of Crash"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057079534
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 DVD-videos (approximately 345 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9398700002136
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
R-123386-9
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1, PAL, Region 4,widescreen 16:9, fullframe 1.78:1

Library Locations

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