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Title Foreign letters [videorecording] / Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier.

Publication Info. [Fairlawn, N.J.] : Film Movement, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib DVD - RIPG-6  DVD FM FOR    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult AV - WOLY-11  DVD FOR    Recently returned
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Film movement series
Film Movement series.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; surround sound; widescreen.
Cast Dalena Thy-Anh L, Noa Rotstein.
Credits Director of photography, Milton Kam ; editors, Ben Insler, Ela Thier ; featuring music by Chava Alberstein ; original score by Rob Schwimmer.
Audience Not rated.
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.
Note Bonus short film: A summer rain (U.S.; 17 min.) / directed by Ela Thier.
Summary 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".
Language English, Hebrew and Vietnamese dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Immigrant children -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Thier, Ela, producer, author of screenplay, director.
Braude, Inna, producer.
Kantor, Brant, producer.
L, Dalena Thy-Anh, actor.
Rotstein, Noa, 1997- actor.
Thier Productions.
B & H Photo-Video-Pro Audio (Firm)
NBTV Studios.
Film Movement (Firm)
Added Title Summer rain.
ISBN 9781470321338
Standard No. 616892184461
Music No. DVD0107 Film Movement

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