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Queen of Katwe

Author: William WheelerLydia Dean PilcherJohn CarlsMira NairDavid OyelowoAll authors
Publisher: [Burbank, California] : Disney, Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
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Genre/Form: Sports films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Phiona Mutesi; Phiona Mutesi
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Wheeler; Lydia Dean Pilcher; John Carls; Mira Nair; David Oyelowo; Lupita Nyong'o; Madina Nalwanga; Martin Kabanza; Alex Heffes; Barry Alexander Brown; Sean Bobbitt; Tim Crothers; Walt Disney Pictures,; ESPN Films (Firm),; Cine Mosaic (Firm),; Mirabai Films (Firm),; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
Language Note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned; descriptive audio.
OCLC Number: 966451492
Notes: Based on the ESPN Magazine article and book by Tim Crothers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Special features: audio commentary; Alicia Keys "Back to life" lyric video; young Cardamom & Hab :#1 spice" music video.
Credits: Original score, Alex Heffes ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt.
Cast: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material; CHV rating: PG..
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.39:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital (English, Spanish, French), 2.0 descriptive audio.
Other Titles: Queen of Katwe (Motion picture)
Queen of Katwe (Motion picture).
Queen of Katwe (Motion picture).
Responsibility: Disney presents ; in association in ESPN Films ; a John B. Carls, Cine Mosaic, Mirabai Films production ; a Mira Nair film ; screenplay by William Wheeler ; produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, John Carls ; directed by Mira Nair.

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Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
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