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The Resource A good man in Africa, a Southern Sun presentation ; a Polar Entertainment production in association with Capitol Films ; screenplay by William Boyd ; produced by John Fiedler and Mark Tarlov ; directed by Bruce Beresford

A good man in Africa, a Southern Sun presentation ; a Polar Entertainment production in association with Capitol Films ; screenplay by William Boyd ; produced by John Fiedler and Mark Tarlov ; directed by Bruce Beresford

Label
A good man in Africa
Title
A good man in Africa
Statement of responsibility
a Southern Sun presentation ; a Polar Entertainment production in association with Capitol Films ; screenplay by William Boyd ; produced by John Fiedler and Mark Tarlov ; directed by Bruce Beresford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A comedy about sex, power and the colliding cultures of British imperialism and West African independence. As punishment for bedding the wife of a corrupt Kinjanjan presidential candidate, a womanizing British diplomat must somehow bribe an incorruptable official on the politician's behalf
Member of
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak ; film editor, Jim Clark ; music, John Du Prez ; music consultant, Bones Howe
Intended audience
Rated R; language and sexuality
Language note
In English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G594 2009
PerformerNote
Colin Friels, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Sean Connery, John Lithgow, Louis Gossett, Jr., Diana Rigg, Maynard Eziashi, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Jackie Mofokeng, Themba Ndaba, David Phetoe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1952-
  • 1952-
  • 1964-
  • 1945-
  • 1936-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boyd, William
  • Fiedler, John
  • Tarlov, Mark
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Friels, Colin
  • Whalley, Joanne
  • Connery, Sean
  • Lithgow, John
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Eziashi, Maynard
  • Fenton, Sarah-Jane
  • Mofokeng, Jackie
  • Ndaba, Themba
  • Phetoe, David
  • Boyd, William
  • Southern Sun
  • Polar Entertainment (Firm)
  • Capitol Films
  • South African Breweries Ltd
  • MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
Universal vault series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diplomats
  • British
  • British
  • Diplomats
  • Africa, West
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A good man in Africa, a Southern Sun presentation ; a Polar Entertainment production in association with Capitol Films ; screenplay by William Boyd ; produced by John Fiedler and Mark Tarlov ; directed by Bruce Beresford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Good man in Africa / William Boyd
  • Originally released as motion picture by South African Breweries Ltd. in 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1023562
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192052415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61112629
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o696016738
  • (OCoLC)696016738
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A good man in Africa, a Southern Sun presentation ; a Polar Entertainment production in association with Capitol Films ; screenplay by William Boyd ; produced by John Fiedler and Mark Tarlov ; directed by Bruce Beresford
Publication
Note
  • Based on: Good man in Africa / William Boyd
  • Originally released as motion picture by South African Breweries Ltd. in 1993
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1023562
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192052415
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61112629
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o696016738
  • (OCoLC)696016738
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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