Short eyes [videorecording] / Film League ; Short Eyes Enterprises Ltd. ; produced in collaboration with Curtom Films ; produced by Lewis Harris; directed by Robert M. Young ; script, Fran Herman
- New York, N.Y. : Corinth Films, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 videocassette (104 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Harris, Lewis, 1904-1996
Young, Robert M.
Pérez, José, 1940-
Blakely, Don, -2004
Beyer, Edward, 1933-1997
Short Eyes Enterprises
- Drama of prison life while serving a five-year sentence for armed robbery. When an imprisoned young man reveals that he is accused of being a child molester, or "short eyes" in prison parlance, he becomes the target of intense hatred and physical abuse from all the inmates, who suspend their distrust of one another in their effort to destroy him. .
- Audience Notes:
- Contains coarse language and scenes of violence; preview by the instructor is recommended.
- Based on the play: Short eyes /Miguel Piänero.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Photography, Peter Sova ; editor, Edward Beyer ; music, Curtis Mayfield.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Bruce Davidson, Jose Perez, Nathan George, Don Blakely, Shawn Elliot, Miguel Pinero, and Curtis Mayfield.
- Technical Details:
- PENN STATE USE ONLY.
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