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Songcatcher [videorecording] / Rigas Entertainment in association with the Independent Film Channel Productions presents an Ergo Arts production, a film by Maggie Greenwald ; producers, Ellen Rigas Venetis, Richard Miller ; writer & director, Maggie Greenwald.

Venetis, Ellen Rigas. (Added Author). Miller, Richard. (Added Author). Greenwald, Maggie. (Added Author). McTeer, Janet. (Added Author). Quinn, Aidan. (Added Author). Carroll, Pat, 1927- (Added Author). Adams, Jane, 1965- (Added Author). Rigas Entertainment. (Added Author). Ergo Arts. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 1588177963
  • ISBN: 9781588177964
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Rating: MPAA rating: PG-13.
  • Publisher: [California] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2003.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at All C/W MARS Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Text to Phone Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Great Barrington Ramsdell Library DVD SONGCATCHER (PG-13) (Text) 33738000362505 Audio Visual Available -
Northampton Forbes Library YF 2000 DVD (Text) 30596000628462 A&M Video Available -
Shutesbury M N Spear Memorial Library DVD (Text) 30582000263534 Video Available -


General Note: Title from container.
Videodisc release of the Songcatcher Films motion picture c2000. Includes special features.
Participant or Performer: Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams.
Summary or Annotation: When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. Here she discovers a wellspring of emotional tunes passed down from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, she immerses herself in mountain life, falls in love with a local musician, and is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people.
Rating/Audience Level: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Additional Formats: Also issued on VHS.
System Details or Requirement: DVD.
Language: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Appalachian Region > Drama.
Appalachians (People) > Songs and music > Drama.
Musicologists > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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