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Spider [videorecording] / Capitol Films and Artists Independent Network present in association with Odeon Films and Media Suits, a Catherine Bailey/Davis Films, Artists Independent Networks/Grosvenor Park Production, a David Cronenberg film ; producers, David Cronenberg, Samuel Hadida, Catherine Bailey ; writer, Patrick McGrath ; director, David Cronenberg.

Fiennes, Ralph. (Added Author). Richardson, Miranda. (Added Author). Byrne, Gabriel, 1950- (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Spider (Text) 78292000202823 Drama DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404924787
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Patrick McGrath.
Special features: filmmaker's commentary; "In the beginning: how Spider came to be" featurette; "Weaving the web: the making of Spider" featurette; "Caught in Spider's web: the cast" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Peter Suschitzky ; editor, Ronald Sanders ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Denise Cronenberg ; production designer, Andrew Sanders.
Participant or Performer Note: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, John Neville, Bradley Hall, Lynn Redgrave.
Summary, etc.: Upon his release from a mental institution, Spider takes up residence in a halfway house. Paranoid, quiet, and forever making notes, Spider spends much of his time remembering his youth, specifically a horrific event from his childhood that occurred after he came to believe that his father was having an affair.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: McGrath, Patrick, 1950- > Film adaptations.
Schizophrenics > Drama.
Halfway houses > Drama.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Suspense films.

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