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Being Julia / Sony Pictures Classics and Serendipity Point Films present ; in association with First Choice Films, Astral Media, Telefilm Canada, Corus Entertainment, Myriad Pictures, ISL Films, Hogarth Productions ; a Robert Lantos production ; an Istvǹ Szab f̤ilm ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Robert Lantos ; directed by Istvǹ Szab.̤

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1404970061
  • ISBN: 9781404970069
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment : [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novella "Theatre" by W. Somerset Maugham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: Commentary with director Istvǹ Szab,̤ Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons [optional audio feature]; Behind-the-scenes of "Being Julia" [featurette] (9 min.); Behind the lens: the making of "Being Julia" [featurette] (6 min.); Deleted scenes (5 min.); Previews (7 min.).
Formatted Contents Note: Start -- Tom Fennel -- Dolly -- Invitation -- One big pose -- Tea with Tom -- "You don't look so bad." -- Enjoying herself again -- Tightening -- Older woman -- Very modern couple -- English thing -- Learn restraint -- What it's all about -- Transparent boy -- Role for Avice -- Clever girl -- "You were awful." -- Audition -- Rehearsal -- Fling with Daddy -- Far too angelic -- For old times sake -- Opening night -- Lesson in upstaging -- and improvisation -- Spoils of war -- Dining alone.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Lajos Koltai ; edited by Susan Shipton ; music by Mychael Danna ; costume designer, John Bloomfield ; production designer, Luciana Arrighi.
Participant or Performer Note: Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Bruce Greenwood, Miriam Margolyes, Juliet Stevenson, Shaun Evans, Lucy Punch, Tom Sturridge, Maury Chaykin, Sheila McCarthy, Rosemary Harris, Rita Tushingham, Leigh Lawson, Julian Richings, Michael Gambon.
Summary, etc.: London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: rated R; some sexuality.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Golden Globes, USA, 2005: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Annette Bening).
Subject: Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 > Film adaptations.
Acting > Drama.
Actresses > Drama.
Theater > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Women > Conduct of life > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
London (England)
West End (London, England)
Melodrama > Feature.
Genre: Feature films.
Motion pictures.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Melodrama > Feature.

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