|aSomething the Lord made |h [videorecording] /|cHBO Films presents a Cort/Madden production, a Joseph Sargent film ; producer, Julian Krainin ; produced by Mike Drake ; written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell ; directed by Joseph Sargent.
|aNew York, NY :|bHBO Video,|cc2004.
|a1 videodisc (110 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOriginally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 2004.
|aSpecial features: Audio commentary with director Joseph Sargent, writer Peter Silverman and executive producers Robert W. Cort and Eric Hertzel.
|aDirector of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music composer, Christopher Young ; costume designer, Karyn Wagner ; production designer, Vincent Peranio.
|aAlan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union, Merritt Wever, Clayton LeBouef, Charles Dutton, Mary Stuart Masterson.
|aTells the emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow south. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies", Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas from an impressive team. As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear them apart.
|aMPAA rating: Not rated.
|aDVD, region 1, Dolby Digital surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
|aEnglish, French, or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.