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Notes on a scandal / Fox Searchlight Pictures and DNA Films presents in assocation with the UK Film Council and BBC Films ; screenplay by Patrick Marber ; produced by Scott Rudin and Robert Fox ; directed by Richard Eyre.

Dench, Judi, 1934- (Actor). Blanchett, Cate, 1969- (Actor). Nighy, Bill, 1949- (Actor). Fox, Robert, 1952- (Producer). Rudin, Scott, 1958- (Producer). Marber, Patrick, 1964- (Screenwriter). Eyre, Richard, 1943- (Director). Heller, Zoë. Notes on a scandal. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). DNA Films. (Added Author). UK Film Council. (Added Author). Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy. (Cast).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Zoe Heller.
Special features: Commentary by director, featurette, conversation with Cate Blanchett and Bill Nighy, in character with Cate Blanchett.
Restrictions on Access Note:
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Tim Hatley ; productions designer, Tim Hatley.
Participant or Performer Note:
Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy.
Summary, etc.:
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R; for language and some aberrant sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (5.1 Dolby Surround), French (Dolby Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Subject: Women teachers > Drama.
Teacher-student relationships > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Melodramas (Drama)
Thriller > Feature.
Melodrama > Feature.
Feature films.
Suspense films.
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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