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North Carolina Fiction February 2013
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Movies filmed in North Carolina!
This month, enjoy some films from our DVD collection that were shot in our beautiful state.
The color purple [videorecording] / A Warner Bros. & Amblin production; produced and directed by Steven Spielberg; co-produced by Kathleen Kennedy. . . [et al. ]; screenplay by Menno Meyjes - Steven Spielberg
Publisher: Warner Home Video
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/1997
Share The color purple [videorecording] / A Warner Bros. & Amblin production; produced and directed by Steven Spielberg; co-produced by Kathleen Kennedy. . . [et al. ]; screenplay by Menno Meyjes UPC: 9780853911531
ISBN-10: 0853911533
The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the south, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.
Being there [videorecording] / produced by Andrew Braunsberg; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski; directed by Hal Ashby - Hal Ashby
Publisher: Warner Home Video
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2009
Share Being there [videorecording] / produced by Andrew Braunsberg; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski; directed by Hal Ashby UPC: 9788839290373
ISBN-10: 8839290370
After his employer dies, a feeble-minded gardener whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television is sent out into the real world.
Forrest Gump [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures; a Steve Tisch / Wendy Finerman production; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey; directed by Robert Zemeckis; screenplay by Eric Roth - Tom Hanks
Publisher: Paramount Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/10/2011
Share Forrest Gump [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures; a Steve Tisch / Wendy Finerman production; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey; directed by Robert Zemeckis; screenplay by Eric Roth UPC: 00097360715941
Tells the story of a good-natured man with a low IQ who personally experiences important events in American history and continues to love, albeit unreciprocated, his childhood sweetheart Jenny.
The last of the Mohicans [videorecording] / directed by Michael Mann; written by John L. Balderston, . . . [et al. ] - Michael (Michael Kenneth) Mann
Publisher: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2002
Share The last of the Mohicans [videorecording] / directed by Michael Mann; written by John L. Balderston, . . . [et al. ] UPC: 9780245430350
ISBN-10: 0245430350
A love story set during the French and Indian War, between an American raised by the Mohican Indians and the daughter of a British officer.
The secret life of bees [videorecording] / produced by James Lassiter . . . [et al. ]; screenplay written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood - Gina Prince-Bythewood
Publisher: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2009
Share The secret life of bees [videorecording] / produced by James Lassiter . . . [et al. ]; screenplay written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood UPC: 9780245435560
ISBN-10: 0245435565
Set in a small southern town in 1964, fourteen-year-old Lily, haunted by the death of her mother, leaves home to escape her cruel father to live with their African American housekeeper and the Boatwright sisters.
Bull Durham [videorecording] / a Mount Company production; produced by Thom Mount and Mark Burg; written and directed by Ron Shelton - Kevin Costner
Publisher: MGM Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/1988
Share Bull Durham [videorecording] / a Mount Company production; produced by Thom Mount and Mark Burg; written and directed by Ron Shelton UPC: 00027616874801
American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher, and the older, weary catcher brought in to wise the rookie up.
Main Street [videorecording] / produced by Spencer Silna, Megan Ellison, Jonah Hirsch; written by Horton Foote; directed by John Doyle - John Doyle
Publisher: Magnolia Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2011
Share Main Street [videorecording] / produced by Spencer Silna, Megan Ellison, Jonah Hirsch; written by Horton Foote; directed by John Doyle UPC: 9788769640040
ISBN-10: 8769640041
The lives of several residents in a small southern town are changed when a stranger arrives with a controversial plan to save their town.
Blue velvet [videorecording] / De Laurentiis Entertainment Group; produced by Fred Caruso; written & directed by David Lynch - David Lynch
Publisher: MGM Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2002
Share Blue velvet [videorecording] / De Laurentiis Entertainment Group; produced by Fred Caruso; written & directed by David Lynch UPC: 9780276168765
ISBN-10: 0276168763
A mystery and a series of strange circumstances in a small town disclose secrets that lie beneath the town's placid appearance.
Crimes of the Heart - Diane Keaton
Publisher: Trinity Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/07/2006
Share Crimes of the Heart UPC: 00692865151333
 The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out.
Nights in Rodanthe [videorecording] / produced by Denise Di Novi; screenplay by Ann Peacock, John Romano; directed by George C. Wolfe - George C. Wolfe
Publisher: Warner Home Video
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2009
Share Nights in Rodanthe [videorecording] / produced by Denise Di Novi; screenplay by Ann Peacock, John Romano; directed by George C. Wolfe UPC: 9780853911869
ISBN-10: 085391186X
Each at a turning point in their lives, a man and woman meet by chance at an inn in a small, coastal North Carolina town.
Blood done sign my name [videorecording] / produced by Mel Efros, Jeb Stuart, Mari Stuart; written and directed by Jeb Stuart - Nate Parker
Publisher: Image Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 08/03/2010
Share Blood done sign my name [videorecording] / produced by Mel Efros, Jeb Stuart, Mari Stuart; written and directed by Jeb Stuart UPC: 00014381665024
After an African-American Vietnam veteran is murdered by white men in Oxford, North Carolina, a preacher and a teacher both risk their lives and profession to change the legacy of violence.
Talladega nights [videorecording]: the ballad of Ricky Bobby / directed by Adam McKay; written by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay - Adam McKay
Publisher: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2006
Share Talladega nights [videorecording]%3a the ballad of Ricky Bobby / directed by Adam McKay; written by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay UPC: 00043396158658
A top race car driver loses his title in a challenge, along with his wife and fortune, and must overcome his fears to regain his title.
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