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4 Film favorites [videorecording] : Epic romance collection / Warner Bros.

Baker, Simon, 1969- (Added Author). Colleton, Sara. (Added Author). Procacci, Domenico, 1960- (Added Author). Girard, François, 1963- (Added Author). Pitt, Michael, 1981- (Added Author). Knightley, Keira, 1985- (Added Author). Molina, Alfred, 1953- (Added Author). Cecchi, Carlo, 1939- (Added Author). Stampone, Chiara. (Added Author). Ashina, Sei. (Added Author). Sakai, Sonoko. (Added Author). Fonlupt, Jean-François. (Added Author). Gill, Mark. (Added Author). Watts, Naomi, 1968- (Added Author). Norton, Edward. (Added Author). Nyswaner, Ron. (Added Author). Curran, John. (Added Author). Schreiber, Liev. (Added Author). Jones, Toby, 1967- (Added Author). Rigg, Diana. (Added Author). Howland, Juliet. (Added Author). Wong, Anthony, 1961- (Added Author). Steed, Maggie. (Added Author). Laurence, Lorraine. (Added Author). Lee, Johnny, 1946- (Added Author). Feng, Li. (Added Author). Desplat, Alexandre. (Added Author). Shyer, Charles. (Added Author). Morris, Redmond. (Added Author). Kosove, Andrew A. (Added Author). Johnson, Broderick. (Added Author). Sweet, John. (Added Author). Swank, Hilary. (Added Author). Pryce, Jonathan. (Added Author). Brody, Adrien. (Added Author). Cox, Brian, 1946- (Added Author). Richardson, Joely. (Added Author). Walken, Christopher, 1943- (Added Author). Rowe, Ashley. (Added Author). Newman, David, 1954- (Added Author). Frears, Stephen. (Added Author). Close, Glenn, 1947- (Added Author). Malkovich, John. (Added Author). Pfeiffer, Michelle, 1957- (Added Author). Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Painted veil. (Added Author). Laclos, Choderlos de, 1741-1803 Liaisons dangereuses. (Added Author). Hampton, Christopher, 1946- Dangerous liaisons. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - Kewanna DVD 4FI (Text) 35887000433903 Adult DVD Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City DVD 5209 DRAMA (Text) 30403002044709 DVD - Drama Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780671090
  • ISBN: 9780780671096
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (471 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Silk : Based on the novel by Alessandro Baricco.
Dangerous liaisons : Based on: Les Liaisons dangereuses / by Choderlos de Laclos.
Painted veil : Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Silk : Director of photography, Alain Dostie ; editor, Pia Di Ciaula ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto ; costume designers, Kazuko Kurosawa, Carlo Poggioli ; production designer, François Séguin. Painted veil : Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; art director, Peta Lawson ; editor, Alexandre de Franceschi ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; visual effects supervisor, Paul Butterworth ; piano soloist, Lang Lang. Affair of the necklace: Cinematography, Ashely Rowe ; editor, David Moritz ; music, David Newman. Dangerous liaisons : Photography: Philippe Rousselot ; production design, Stuart Craig ; editor, Mick Audsley ; music, George Fenton.
Participant or Performer Note: Silk : Sei Ashina, Michael Pitt, Toni Bertorelli, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Welsh, Martha Burns, Alfred Molina, Michael Golding, Carlo Cecchi, Chiara Stampone. Painted veil : Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng. Affair of the necklace: Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Baker, Adrien Brody, Brian Cox, Joely Richardson, Christopher Walken. Dangerous liaisons : Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick, Uma Thurman.
Summary, etc.: Silk : Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband. Painted veil : Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth. Dangerous liaisons : A scene of lust, seduction and revenge, when a lady is scorned-- set just prior to the French revolution. Affair of the necklace : In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Target Audience Note: Painted veil : MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content. Affair of the necklace : MPAA rating: R. Dangerous liaisons : MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: NTSC.
DVD; full screen and widescreen presentation; region 1; Dolby digital surround 5.1 and stereo.
Language Note: DVD in English or French; subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Baricco, Alessandro, 1958- Seta > Film adaptations.
Silkworms > Japan > Fiction.
Smugglers > France > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Japan > Fiction.
Communication and culture > Fiction.
Concubinage > Japan > Fiction.
Physicians > England.
Married people > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Adultery > China > Shanghai > Drama.
Cities and towns > China > Drama.
Epidemics > China > Drama.
Nobility > France > 18th century > Drama.
French literature.
Shanghai (China) > Drama.
China > Drama.
France > History > 18th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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