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by HBO Home Video, New York, NY :
1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally produced as a television motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book "Daybreak of Freedom" by Stewart Burns.
Special features: director's commentary; featurette; historical information.
Director of photography, David Hennings ; editor, Cindy Mollo ; music, Joseph Vitarelli ; costume designer, Amy Stofsky ; production designer, Charles C. Bennett.
Jeffrey Wright, Terrence Howard, C.C.H. Pounder, Carmen Ejogo, Reg E. Cathey, Brent Jennings, Shawn Michael Howard, Iris Little-Thomas, Erik Todd Dellums.
On December 1, 1955, one black woman refused to give up her seat in a "white's only" section of a public bus. The bus stops. Montgomery, Alabama stopped. In a time when resentment gave birth to rebellion and a gesture has the power to bring about change, Rosa Parks, by her single act, inspired the will to make history and helped make a leader out of Martin Luther King, Jr. This single act is considered the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.
MPAA rating: PG.
DVD, Dolby surround.
AFI Awards, U.S.A.: 2002, AFI TV Award - AFI Actor of the Year - Male - Movie or Mini-Series (Jeffrey Wright)