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Foreign Letters [DVD]

Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must give up her most prized possession, in order to save their friendship.

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Format: DVD
Summary: A summer rain: An 11-year-old immigrant girl from Israel misses her best friend. A Vietnamese refugee next door shares in her experience. This acclaimed short film was the basis for "Foreign letters".
Title: Foreign letters [DVD] / Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier.
Publisher Date: [Fairlawn, N.J.] : Film Movement, c2012.
Subject: Immigrant children -- Drama. Friendship -- Drama Female friendship -- Drama
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 For
Oclc: 805734991
Upc: 616892184461
Bib Id: 447461

Format: DVD
Summary: Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must give up her most prized possession, in order to save their friendship.
Summary: A summer rain: An 11-year-old immigrant girl from Israel misses her best friend. A Vietnamese refugee next door shares in her experience. This acclaimed short film was the basis for "Foreign letters".
Title: Foreign letters [DVD] / Thier Productions, B&H Photo, NBTV Studios present ; producers, Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor ; written & directed by Ela Thier.
Edition: Widescreen.
Publisher, Date: [Fairlawn, N.J.] : Film Movement, c2012.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
Series: Film movement series
Series: Film Movement series.
Subjects: Immigrant children -- Drama.
Subjects: Friendship -- Drama
Subjects: Female friendship -- Drama
Genre: Coming-of-age films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Genre: Hebrew language films
Genre: Vietnamese language films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Thier, Ela
Other Author: Braude, Inna.
Other Author: Kantor, Brant.
Other Author: Lê, Dalena Thùy-Anh.
Other Author: Rotstein, Noa, 1997-
Other Author: Thier Productions.
Other Author: B & H Photo-Video-Pro Audio (Firm)
Other Author: NBTV Studios.
Other Author: Film Movement (Firm)
Other Title: Summer rain.
Notes: Bonuses: A summer rain (U.S.; 17 min.) / directed by Ela Thier; Now and then, Ela Thier and Van Khang discuss their friendship that inspired the film; deleted scenes; Ela Thier bio; trailer.
Notes: Director of photography, Milton Kam ; editors, Ben Insler, Ela Thier ; featuring music by Chava Alberstein ; original score by Rob Schwimmer.
Notes: Dalena Thùy-Anh Lê, Noa Rotstein.
Notes: DVD; NTSC, region 1; 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo. sound; widescreen.
Notes: English, Hebrew and Vietnamese dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Publisher Number: DVD0107
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 For
Medium: [DVD]