Show me a hero [videorecording] /

by Haggis, Paul [television director.]; Zorzi, William F [screenwriter.]; Simon, David [screenwriter.]; Isaac, Oscar [actor.]; Balaban, Bob [actor.]; Belushi, James [actor.]; Belkin, Lisa; HBO miniseries (Firm) [presenter.]; Blown Deadline Productions (Firm) [production company.]; Home Box Office (Firm) [broadcaster.]; Warner Home Video (Firm) [distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New York, NY : Home Box Office, [2016]Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 358 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English, French or Spanish dialogue; with optional Spanish, Thai, English, Portuguese or French subtitles; closed-captioned.Subject(s): Mayors -- United States -- Drama | Low-income housing -- United States -- Drama | Racism -- United States -- Drama | Small cities -- Politics and government | Belkin, Lisa, 1960- -- Film adaptations | Television mini-series | Fiction television programs | Video recordings for the hearing impairedCast: Oscar Isaac, Bob Balaban, Jim Belushi, Jon Bernthal, Latanya Richardson Jackson.Summary: In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A bitter dispute over federally mandated public housing divides Yonkers, N.Y., in the late 1980s in this six-part miniseries based on former New York Times reporter Lisa Belkin's nonfiction book. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi

DVD; NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9); Dolby digital 5.1 (English, French), Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish).

English, French or Spanish dialogue; with optional Spanish, Thai, English, Portuguese or French subtitles; closed-captioned.

Title from web page.

Oscar Isaac, Bob Balaban, Jim Belushi, Jon Bernthal, Latanya Richardson Jackson.

Director of photography, Adrij Parekh; editor, Jo Francis

Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television mini-series broadcast on the HBO Network, c2015.

Widescreen (16:9).

Rating: TVMA.

In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future.

Special features: Making "Show me a hero".

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