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Hoop dreams [videorecording (DVD)]
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Follows the high school careers of two young, African-American men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Video disc
General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 1994.

Special features: optional audio commentary with Agee & Gates; optional audio commentary with Gilbert, James & Marx; 6 segments from "Siskel & Ebert" about the film (15 min.); Tony M. music video for the film's theme song (3 min.); 2 theatrical trailers.

Booklet includes 3 essays ("Serious game" by historian John Edgar Wideman, "Getting in the home" by sportswriter Alexander Wolff & "Looking back at broken dreams : film's key players have moved on" by journalist Michael Wise), dedication by the filmmakers, and filmmaker bios (for James, Marx, Gilbert, & co-producer Gordon Quinn).