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Sex, lies, and videotape / Outlaw Productions ; written and directed by Steven Soderbergh ; produced by Robert Newmyer, John Hardy.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767812158
  • ISBN: 9780767812153
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen and full screen ed.].
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment : 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Extra features: filmmaker's commentary, theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
Start -- Little secret -- Why Ann's angry -- Cooling it -- Graham arrives -- Table talk -- Month-to-month -- Her sister's bed -- Something personal -- Night watch -- Questions -- Graham's project -- Cynthia meets Graham -- Interviewing Cynthia -- Playback -- Reporting to Ann -- Present for Mom -- Making a big deal -- Earring -- "Let's make a video." -- "I want out." -- Playing the tape -- Why Graham's impotent -- Resolution -- Cured -- Project's end -- Business setbacks -- At the Bayou.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographed by Walt Lloyd ; music by Cliff Martinez ; executive producers, Nancy Tenenbaum, Nick Wechsler, and Morgan Mason.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo, Ron Vawter.
Summary, etc.:
"Graham, a long-lost college friend ... drifts back into town and into the lives of John, a self-involved philanderer, his angelic wife, Ann, and her saucy sister, Cynthia. One by one, each is drawn into the very 'personal project' Graham is working on, leaving the relationships between them forever transformed"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1; double-sided disc ; Dolby Digital 4.0, Dolby Digital 2.0; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.85:1 (side A) ; full screen presentation (side B).
Language Note:
In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French; optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French.
Awards Note:
Winner, Palm D'Or (Steven Soderbergh), FIPRESCI Prize (Steven Soderbergh), Best Actor (James Spader) -- Cannes Film Festival 1989 ; Winner, Best Director (Steven Soderbergh), Best Feature (Robert F. Newmyer, John Hardy), Best Female Lead (Andie MacDowell), Best Supporting Female (Laura San Giacomo) -- 1990 Independent Spirit Awards ; Winner, Audience Award (Steven Soderbergh), 1990 Sundance Film Festival ; Named to the National Film Registry in 2006 by the Library of Congress.
Subject: Adultery > Drama.
Deception > Drama.
Married people > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Louisiana > Drama.
Genre: Feature films United States.
National Film Registry.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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