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When the Levees Broke DVD

SKU ID #100597
$19.98
Hurricane Katrina. The mere mention of those words conjures up horrific images of a natural disaster made all the more horrendous because of the manmade failure that followed. Acclaimed director Spike Lee became documentarian for this powerful HBO special. Not only does he go back to the damaged area to catch up on the folks left stranded but he also delves into the reasons why there was such a breakdown of law, order and support. It's the definitive word on a dark tragedy in modern American history.


Audio Commentary: Audio commentaries by filmmaker Spike Lee
Other: Next Movement- an epilogue
Photo gallery: photos by David Lee and music by Terembe Blanchard
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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Run Time: 256 Minutes
  • Region: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: HBO Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: December 19, 2006
  • Packaging: Digi-Pack
  • Subtitles: Spanish, French
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    SPANISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Director: Spike Lee
  • Cast: Darleen Asevedo, Jay Asevedo, Shelton 'Shakespeare' Alexander
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    Audio Commentaries by Filmmaker Spike Lee
    Next Movement - Act V: A 105-Minute Epilogue Featuring New Interviews and Insights That Further Chronicle the Hardship Endured by New Orleaneans in the Aftermath of Katrina
    Water Is Rising: A Gallery of Photos by David Lee with Music by Terence Blanchard
  • Release Date: 2006

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