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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
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
Credits note
Director of photography, Milton Kam ; editors, Ben Insler, Ela Thier ; featuring music by Chava Alberstein ; original score by Rob Schwimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, Hebrew and Vietnamese dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.F67 2012
PerformerNote
Dalena Thùy-Anh Lê, Noa Rotstein
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1997-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thier, Ela
  • Braude, Inna
  • Kantor, Brant
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
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
ocn805734991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781470321338
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616892184461
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD0107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)805734991
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; surround sound; widescreen
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
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
ocn805734991
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781470321338
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616892184461
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD0107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)805734991
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; surround sound; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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