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The Resource Foreign letters, Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier, (videorecording)

Foreign letters, Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier, (videorecording)

Label
Foreign letters
Title
Foreign letters
Statement of responsibility
Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • vie
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must give up her most prized possession, in order to save their friendship
  • A summer rain: An 11-year-old immigrant girl from Israel misses her best friend. A Vietnamese refugee next door shares in her experience. This acclaimed short film was the basis for "Foreign letters"
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Foreign letters (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Milton Kam ; editors, Ben Insler, Ela Thier ; featuring music by Chava Alberstein ; original score by Rob Schwimmer
Intended audience
Not Rated
Language note
In English, Hebrew and Vietnamese dialogue; with English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Dalena Le, Noa Rotstein
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1997-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thier, Ela
  • Lê, Dalena Thùy-Anh
  • Rotstein, Noa
  • Thier Productions
  • B & H Photo-Video-Pro Audio (Firm)
  • NBTV Studios
  • Film Movement (Firm)
Runtime
99
Series statement
Film movement series
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  • Immigrant children
  • Friendship
  • Female friendship
Technique
live action
Label
Foreign letters, Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Bonus short film: A summer rain (U.S.; 17 min.) / directed by Ela Thier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
805734991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Lccn
00572075
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616892184461
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00572075
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen; surround sound
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Foreign letters, Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Bonus short film: A summer rain (U.S.; 17 min.) / directed by Ela Thier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
805734991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Lccn
00572075
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616892184461
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00572075
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen; surround sound
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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