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The Cider house rules / Miramax Films presents a FilmColony production ; a film by Lasse Hallström ; screenplay by John Irving based upon his novel ; produced by Richard N. Gladstein ; directed by Lasse Hallström.

Hallström, Lasse. (Added Author). Irving, John, 1942- (Added Author). Gladstein, Richard N. (Added Author). Maguire, Tobey, 1975- (Added Author). Theron, Charlize. (Added Author). Lindo, Delroy, 1952- (Added Author). Rudd, Paul. (Added Author). Caine, Michael. (Added Author). Alexander, Jane, 1939- (Added Author). Baker, Kathy, 1950- (Added Author). Culkin, Kieran. (Added Author). Nelligan, Kate, 1951- (Added Author). Heavy D, 1967-2011 (Added Author). Badu, Erykah. (Added Author). Irving, John, 1942- Cider house rules. (Added Author). Miramax Films. (Added Author). FilmColony (Firm) (Added Author). Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd, Michael Caine, Jane Alexander, Kathy Baker, Kieran Culkin, Kate Nelligan, Heavy D, Erykah Badu. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Union Co PL - Liberty GDVD Cid (Text) 34194001042127 GDVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette VIDEO CID (Text) 31951003287130 Main Floor - Videos Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788825534
  • ISBN: 9780788825538
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Edition: Bonus ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : [1999, 2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Formatted Contents Note:
Behind-the-scenes featurette Cider house rules: The making of an American classic / written and produced by Shannon McIntosh (2000) (22 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton; editor, Lisa Zeno Churgin; music, Rachel Portman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd, Michael Caine, Jane Alexander, Kathy Baker, Kieran Culkin, Kate Nelligan, Heavy D, Erykah Badu.
Summary, etc.:
Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
VHS, hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround, NTSC.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published, John Irving, 2000.
Subject: Young men > Maine > Drama.
Orphanages > Drama.
Abortion > Drama.
Maine > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Medical drama.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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