Item Details

Long Night's Journey Into Day [videorecording]

Iris Films in association with Cinemax Reel Life ; directed by Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann
Format
Video; Book; DVD
Summary
Follows four cases over a two-year period that were brought before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission which investigates the crimes of apartheid, by bringing together victims and perpetrators to relive South Africa's brutal history. In so doing South Africa is showing the rest of the world that even the most bitter conflicts can be addressed through honesty and communication, providing the most definitive record of one of the most ambitious and innovative attempts at social reconciliation without precedent in human history.
Director
Frances Reid; Deborah Hoffmann
Performers
Narrator, Helen Mirren.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
94 min.
Language
In English and native languages with English subtitles
Notes
  • Closed captioned.
  • Videodisc release of a 2000 production.
Variant Title
Subtitle on disc label and container: South Africa's search for truth & reconciliation
Related Title
Cinemax Reel Life (Television program)
Local Notes
Public Performance rights are included with institutional purchase. (3/19/12)
Credits
Producer, Frances Reid ; editor, Deborah Hoffman ; original music, Lebo M ; cinematographers, Ezra Jwili, Frances Reid.
Published
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, c2000.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews: Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 study guide (38 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.)
DVD.
Technical Details
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