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The Hunger Games. The ballad of songbirds and snakes

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In English, French or Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, English descriptive audio.


Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Josh Andrés Rivera, Viola Davis, Jason Schwartzman, Fionnula Flanagan, Burn Gorman.

Publication Information

Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2024]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 157 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPA rating: PG-13; strong violent content and disturbing material.


"In this prequel to The Hunger Games, a young Coriolanus is the last hope for the once-proud Snow family that has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. Snow reluctantly takes an assignment to mentor Lucy Gray Baird, a tribute from the impoverished District 12. But after Lucy Gray's charm captivates Panem's audience, Snow unites with Lucy Gray to turn the odds in their favor. Battling his instincts for both good and evil, Snow races against time to survive and reveals if he will ultimately become a songbird or a snake."--Container.


Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2023.

Special features: "Predator or prey: making The ballad of songbirds & snakes" 8-part documentary ; audio commentary with producer-director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson ; "The Hanging Tree" song by Rachel Zegler ; A letter to the fans.

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