The island on Bird Street


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[Century City, Calif.] : First Look Home Entertainment, [2008].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
1592417957 :, 9781592417957


General Note
Based on the novel by Uri Orlev.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
General Note
Special features: previews.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ian Wilson ; original music, Zbigniew Preisner.
Patrick Bergin, Jordan Kiziuk, James Bolam, Stefan Sauk, Simon Gregor, Michael Byrne, Suzanna Hamilton, Jack Warden.
In times of war, courage is necessary for survival. Alex is an 11-year-old Jewish boy who lives in the Polish ghetto with his father and great-uncle, during WWII. When Nazis come to his city and clear the town, Alex manages to escape with the help of his family, but is left with only his pet mouse. Finding refuge in an abandoned building on Bird Street, Alex seeks inspiration from his favorite book while he and his pet await his father's return.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; violence.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., NTSC.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Daytime Emmy Awards, 1999: Daytime Emmy - Outstanding Children's Special (David Korda, Rolf Deyhle, Kim Magnusson, Tivi Magnusson, Rudy Cohen) ; Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special (Søren Kragh-Jacobsen) ; Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special (Jordan Kiziuk)
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, R., Magnusson, T., Goldsmith, J., Grisoni, T., Kragh-Jacobsen, S., Bergin, P., Kiziuk, J., Bolam, J., Sauk, S., Gregor, S., Byrne, M., Hamilton, S., Warden, J., Wilson, I., Preisner, Z., & Orlev, U. (2008). The island on Bird Street . First Look Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudy. Cohen et al.. 2008. The Island On Bird Street. [Century City, Calif.]: First Look Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rudy. Cohen et al.. The Island On Bird Street [Century City, Calif.]: First Look Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, Rudy., et al. The Island On Bird Street First Look Home Entertainment, 2008.

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