Drama TV Series:

Roots: TV Series Box Set (NTSC)

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Roots:  TV Series Box Set (NTSC) on DVD
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Features 3 double sided DVDs and 573 minutes of viewing pleasure! A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley's family history. Kunta Kinte is abducted from his African village, sold into slavery, and taken to America. He makes several escape attempts until he is finally caught and maimed. He marries Bell, his plantation's cook, and they have a daughter, Kizzy, who is eventually sold away from them. Kizzy has a son by her new master, and the boy grows up to become Chicken George, a legendary cock fighter who leads his family into freedom. Throughout the series, the family observes notable events in U.S. history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and emancipation.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2002
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Box Set
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Language
English, Spanish
Length (Minutes)
573
Subtitles
English, French, Spanish
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Genre
  • Drama
Original Release Year
1977
UPC
9325336008874
Product ID
1459773

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