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Battle of the Sexes [videorecording].

Stone, Emma (Added Author). Carell, Steve (Added Author). Riseborough, Andrea (Added Author). Shue, Elisabeth (Added Author). Pullman, Bill (Added Author). Director, Jonathan Dayton. (Cast).

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New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/DVD (Text) NCSTL024543330325 On Order On order -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018.

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note: Director, Jonathan Dayton.
Participant or Performer Note: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, Bill Pullman.
Summary, etc.: In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.
"While Battle of the Sexes is a reminder of the gender issues still plaguing us, it wholeheartedly embraces the equality of its two excellent leads."--USA Today
"A film based on a true story should have three things - strong characters, fierce conflict and a fresh angle. 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up all of them."--New York Daily News
"Frankly, it's surprising just how many facets of this story there are to explore, and 'Battle of the Sexes' does so in such a way that should appeal to both audiences old enough to remember and those curious to know more."--Variety
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: English, French, Spanish audio; French, Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Drama.
Comedy.
Genre: Comedy.

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