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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts

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UPC: 026359397325

Format: DVDMultiple Formats, Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Widescreen

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Director Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke is the definitive document of the unmitigated disaster that was, and is, Hurricane Katrina. It's also a contemporary manifestation of an ancient tradition: an oral history, told by the people who lived it, with no narration and only the occasional use of archival cable and broadcast news footage in addition to Lee's own film. And a grim tale it is, an "American tragedy" subtitled "a Requiem in Four Acts," each of them about an hour long ("Act V," appearing on the third of the set's three discs, is a lengthy epilogue with new material not included in the original HBO broadcast) and focusing almost exclusively on New Orleans, as opposed to the Gulf…    
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List Price: $19.98
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: HBO Studios
Actors: Spike Lee Sam Pollard 
Size: 7.8000" x 5.9000"
Weight: 1.1000 lbs.
Language: Spanish, French, English, English