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Carmen Miranda [videorecording]: Bananas Is My Business

a film by Helena Solberg and David Meyer ; directed by Helena Solberg ; produced by David Meyer and Helena Solberg ; an International Cinema Production in association with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Channel 4 Television and the National Latino Communications Center [and Riofilmes S.A.]
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Using archival footage, film fragments, interviews, and dramatic re-enactments, acclaimed director Helena Solberg goes behind-the-scenes to convey the true life story of the "Brazilian Bombshell," Carmen Miranda.
Director
Helena Solberg
Performers
Narrated by Helena Solberg ; Cynthia Adler (Luella Hopper), Erick Barreto (Carmen Miranda, fantasy sequences), Leticia Monte (Carmen Miranda, teenager).
Release Date
1994
Run Time
90 min.
Language
In English and Portuguese with English subtitles
Notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
  • Special features: Filmographies & awards; Production credits; Trailer.
Variant Title
Bananas is my business
Awards Note
Winner, Best Documentary film, 1995 Chicago Film Festival.
Contents
  • Production credits
  • Filmographies and awards
  • Theatrical trailer.
ISBN
1572522720, 9781572522725
Credits
Director of photography, Tomasz Magierski.; edited by David Meyer and Amanda Zinoman ; consultant, Martha Gil-Montero ; sound editor, Marlena Grzaslewicz ; production/archival research, Pamela Druckerman ; animation photography, Gary Becker, F-Stop Studio.
Published
New York : Fox Lorber Home Video, c1998.
Publisher no.
FLV5025 Fox Lorber Home Video
Description
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; NTSC.
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