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Drowning by numbers / Film Four International and Elsevier Vendex Film ; an Allarts production ; producers, Kees Kasander & Denis Wigman ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway.

Greenaway, Peter, film director, screenwriter. (Added Author). Plowright, Joan, actor. (Added Author). Stevenson, Juliet, actor. (Added Author). Richardson, Joely, actor. (Added Author). Hill, Bernard, 1944- actor. (Added Author). Morrissey, David, actor. (Added Author). Film Four International, presenter. (Added Author). Elsevier Vendex Film, presenter. (Added Author). Allarts (Firm), production company. (Added Author). Hen's Tooth Video (Firm), publisher. (Added Author). Director of photography, Sacha Vierny ; editor, John Wilson ; music, Michael Nyman. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F DRO (Text) 34330512972580 AV - Movie Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN : Hen's Tooth Video, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Seattle International Film Festival, 1991: Best Director - audience award.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Sacha Vierny ; editor, John Wilson ; music, Michael Nyman.
Participant or Performer Note: Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Bernard Hill, David Morrissey, Jason Edwards.
Summary, etc.: Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for numerous scenes of nudity and sensuality.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Dolby digital mono 2.0.
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Women murderers > Drama.
Drowning victims > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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