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British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films.

Irvin, John. (Director). Hudson, Hugh. (Director). Hoffman, Michael, 1956- (Director). Monger, Christopher. (Director). Mowbray, Malcolm. (Director). Madden, John, 1949- (Director). Gilbert, Brian. (Director). Parker, Oliver. (Director). Bentham, Trevor, 1943- (Added Author). Donald, Simon. (Added Author). Brock, Jeremy, 1959- (Added Author). Walters, Rupert. (Added Author). Hastings, Michael, 1938-2011 (Added Author). Hodges, Adrian. (Added Author). Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- (Actor). Fox, Edward, 1937- (Actor). Thurman, Uma. (Actor). Firth, Colin, 1960- (Actor). Harris, Rosemary, 1930- (Actor). Jacob, Irène. (Actor). Karyo, Tchéky, 1953- (Actor). Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth. (Actor). McDowell, Malcolm, 1943- (Actor). Grant, Hugh. (Actor). Fitzgerald, Tara, 1968- (Actor). Meaney, Colm, 1953- (Actor). Neill, Sam. (Actor). Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966- (Actor). Scott-Thomas, Kristin, 1960- (Actor). Graves, Rupert, 1963- (Actor). Clunes, Martin, 1961- (Actor). Coogan, Steve. (Actor). Dench, Judi, 1934- (Actor). Connolly, Billy. (Actor). Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965- (Actor). Ryan, Meg. (Actor). Thewlis, David, 1963- (Actor). Walker, Polly. (Actor). McKellen, Ian. (Actor). Dafoe, Willem. (Actor). Richardson, Miranda. (Actor). Dutton, Tim. (Actor). Grace, Nickolas. (Actor). Blanchett, Cate, 1969- (Actor). Driver, Minnie. (Actor). Everett, Rupert. (Actor). Moore, Julianne. (Actor). Northam, Jeremy, 1961- (Actor). Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974 Month by the lake. (Added Author). Forman, Denis, 1917-2013 Son of Adam. (Added Author). Ayckbourn, Alan, 1939- Revengers' comedies. (Added Author). Tremain, Rose. Restoration. (Added Author). Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 Ideal husband. (Added Author). Miramax Films. (Film distributor). Scottish Arts Council. (Added Author). Enigma (Firm) (Added Author). Parallax Pictures. (Added Author). J & M Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). Arts Council of England. (Added Author). France 2 cinéma (Firm) (Added Author). Studio Canal+. (Added Author). Sofica Sofinergie 4 (Firm) (Added Author). Artisan Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). IMA Films. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author). Irish Screen (Firm) (Added Author). Ecosse Films (Firm) (Added Author). Segue Productions. (Added Author). Avenue Pictures. (Added Author). Oxford Film Company. (Added Author). Samuelson Productions. (Added Author). I.R.S. Media. (Added Author). British Screen. (Added Author). Lions Gate Films. (Film distributor). A month by the lake : Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman, Alida Valli, Carlo Cartier, Alessandro Gassman. (Cast). My life so far : Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Tcheky Karyo, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell. (Cast). The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain : Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney, Ian McNeice, Ian Hart, Kenneth Griffith. (Cast). Sweet revenge : Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Martin Clunes, Steve Coogan. (Cast). Mrs. Brown : Judi Dench, Billy Connolly. (Cast). Restoration : Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, Meg Ryan, David Thewlis, Polly Walker, Ian McKellen, Ian McDiarmid, Hugh Grant. (Cast). Tom & Viv : Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton, Nickolas Grace. (Cast). An ideal husband : Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver, Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Jeremy Northam. (Cast).
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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield DVD British (Text) 78292000368992 Drama DVD Collection Checked out 07/17/2018

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 810 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate ; 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
A month by the lake based on the novella by H.E. Bates. My life so far based on the book "Son of Adam" by Sir Denis Forman. Sweet revenge based on the plays "The revengers' comedies" by Alan Ayckbourn. Restoration based on the novel by Rose Tremain. Tom & Viv based on the play by Michael Hastings. An ideal husband based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Original release title of Sweet revenge is The revengers' comedies. Mrs. Brown is shown on the container with the title Her majesty, Mrs. Brown.
Produced as individual motion pictures between 1994 - 1999.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. A month by the lake (1995 ; 1992 min.) / Miramax ; produced by Robert Fox ; screenplay written by Trevor Bentham ; directed by John Irvin -- My life so far (1995 ; 99 min.) / Miramax Films in assocation with the Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Fund ; an Enigma production in association with Hudson Film ; directed by Hugh Hudson ; screenplay by Simon Donald ; produced by David Puttnam, Steve Norris -- Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain (1995 ; 96 min.) / Miramax Films ; a Parallax Pictures production ; producer, Sarah Curtis ; written and directed by Christopher Monger -- Sweet revenge (1998 ; 90 min.) / Miramax ; J&M Entertainment ; BBC Films ; in association with the Arts Council of England and France 2 Cinema, Canal+, Sofica Sofinergie 4 ; an Artisan Films/Ima Films production ; produced by Simon Bosanquet ; written & directed by Malcolm Mowbray --
Disc 2. Mrs. Brown (1997 ; 105 min.) / Miramax Films ; BBC Films ; WGBH/Mobil Masterpiece Theatre in association with Irish Screen ; a Ecosse Films production ; director, John Madden ; producer, Sarah Curtis ; screenplay, Jeremy Brock -- Restoration (1995 ; 118 min.) / Miramax ; a Segue Productions/Avenue Pictures production ; in association with Oxford Film Company ; produced by Cary Brokaw, Andy Paterson, Sarah Ryan Black ; screenplay by Rupert Walters ; directed by Michael Hoffman -- Tom & Viv (1994 ; 115 min.) / Miramax ; a Samuelson Productions, Harvey Kass, and IRS Media Inc. production ; with the participation of British Screen ; producers, Marc Samuelson, Harvey Kass, Peter Samuelson ; screenplay, Michael Hastings and Adrian Hodges ; director, Brian Gilbert -- An ideal husband (1999 ; 99 min.) / Miramax Films ; a Fragile Film in association with Icon Productions, Pathé Pictures, the Arts Council of England ; screenplay by Oliver Parker ; produced by Barnaby Thompson, Uri Fruchtmann, and Bruce Davey ; directed by Oliver Parker.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
A month by the lake: Original music composed by Nicola Piovani ; director of photography, Pasqualino De Santis ; production designer, Gianni Giovagnoni ; costume designer, Lia Morandini.
My life so far: Director of photography, Bernard Lutic ; music by Howard Blake ; edited by Scott Thomas ; production designer, Andy Harris ; costume designer, Emma Porteous.
The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain: Director of photography, Vernon Layton ; composer, Stephen Endelman ; editor, David Martin ; costume designer, Janty Yates.
Sweet revenge: Music by Alexandre Desplat ; director of photography, Romain Winding ; editor, Barrie Vince ; production designer, Stuart Walker ; costume designer, Anushia Nieradzik.
Mrs. Brown: Editor, Robin Sales ; director of photography, Richard Greatrex ; production designer, Martin Childs ; costume designer, Deirdre Clancy.
Restoration: Original score composed by James Newton Howard ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; edited by Garth Craven ; production designed by Eugenio Zanetti ; costumes designed by James Acheson.
Tom & Viv: Music composed by Debbie Wiseman ; director of photography, Martin Fuhrer ; costume designer, Phoebe De Gaye.
An ideal husband: Director of photography, David Johnson ; music composed by Charlie Mole ; editor, Guy Bensley ; production designer, Michael Howells ; costume designer, Caroline Harris.
Participant or Performer Note:
A month by the lake : Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman, Alida Valli, Carlo Cartier, Alessandro Gassman.
My life so far : Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Tcheky Karyo, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell.
The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain : Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney, Ian McNeice, Ian Hart, Kenneth Griffith.
Sweet revenge : Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Martin Clunes, Steve Coogan.
Mrs. Brown : Judi Dench, Billy Connolly.
Restoration : Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, Meg Ryan, David Thewlis, Polly Walker, Ian McKellen, Ian McDiarmid, Hugh Grant.
Tom & Viv : Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton, Nickolas Grace.
An ideal husband : Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver, Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Jeremy Northam.
Summary, etc.:
A month by the lake : At a lakeside resort, an older guest has her eye on a well-to-do bachelor.
My life so far : Young Fraser Pettigrew has always been an adventurous child. But with the arrival of his French aunt, Heloise, Fraser enters a truly eye-opening summer of discovery.
The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain : A young man offends an entire town by declaring their mountain--a prized local landmark--to be a hill.
Sweet revenge : A depressed businessman and a quirky aristocrat save each other's lives and then plot a devilish retaliation against those who drove them to the edge.
Mrs. Brown : John Brown is a lowly servant who looks after Queen Victoria's horses. Yet when circumstances bring them together, the result is a passionate friendship.
Restoration : Robert Merivel is a young man who seems to have everything ... until an affair leads to scandal, suddenly leaving him heartbroken and penniless.
Tom & Viv : A passionately rendered story about writer T.S. Eliot's turbulent relationship with his first wife, Vivienne.
An ideal husband : A politician's spotless reputation is threatened by a dark secret from his past.
Target Audience Note:
Ratings: PG, PG-13, and R (for moments of sensuality, mild language, a beating, brief nudity, sexual content, violence, mature thematic elements).
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, 1.78:1, 1.85:1, 2.35:1) presentations; Dolby audio.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Seattle International Film Festival, 1999: An ideal husband: Golden Space Needle Award, Best Actor (Rupert Everett).
Academy Awards, 1996: Restoration: Best Art Direction - Set Decoration; Best Costume design.
Golden Globes, 1998: Mrs. Brown: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Judi Dench).
Subject: Eliot, Vivienne, 1888-1947 > Drama.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 > Drama.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 > Drama.
Forman, Denis, 1917-2013 > Childhood and youth > Drama.
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685 > Drama.
Queens > Great Britain > Drama.
Scandals > Drama.
Husbands > Drama.
Bachelors > Drama.
Cartographers > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Villages > Wales > Drama.
Physicians > England > Drama.
Great Britain > History > Charles II, 1660-1685 > Drama.
Wales > Drama.
London (England) > Drama.
Dumfriesshire (Scotland) > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Romantic plays.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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