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The French lieutenant's woman / a Karel Reisz production ; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; produced by Leon Clore ; directed by Karel Reisz.

Reisz, Karel, film director. (Added Author). Fowles, John, 1926-2005 screenwriter. (Added Author). Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 screenwriter. (Added Author). Streep, Meryl, actor. (Added Author). Irons, Jeremy, 1948- actor. (Added Author). McKern, Leo, 1920-2002 actor. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Aubbee Library DVD DRAMA FRE (Text) 33187003907439 Digital Video Disc - A Reshelving -
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville DVD ADULT-F FRENCH 4377 (Text) 34706001481847 DVD Fiction Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City DVD 5645 DRAMA (Text) 30403002112662 DVD - Drama Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton DVD Movie French (Text) 30890000601433 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -
Rochester Library DVD DRAMA FRE (Text) 33187003907421 Digital Video Disc - R Reshelving -
 # 39190, #39191:
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC FRENCH (Text) 37500004155681 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681430331
  • ISBN: 1681430339
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
  • Distributor: [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Special features: New introduction with actors Jeremy Irons and Meryl Streep, editor John Bloom, and composer Carl Davis; Episode of "The South Bank Show" for 1981 featuring director Karel Reisz, novelist John Fowles, and screenwriter Harold Pinter; trailer; Plus an essay by film scholar Lucy Bolton.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Production designer, Assheton Gorton ; music by Carl Davis ; editor, John Bloom ; director of photography, Freddie Francis.
Participant or Performer Note: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Leo McKern, Lynsey Baxter, Patience Collier, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan, Peter Vaughan, Penelope Wilton.
Summary, etc.: A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair.
Target Audience Note: Rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen.
Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Actors > Drama.
Lyme Regis (England) > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Fowles, John, 1926-2005 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Romance films.

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