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Iris [electronic resource] / Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present ; a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax, 2002.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Richard Eyre.
Participant or Performer Note:
Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of English author Iris Murdoch. As told by her husband John Bayley, Iris became known as a brilliant young scholar at Oxford whose boundless spirit dazzled those around her. During her career as a novelist and philosopher, she continued to prove herself a woman ahead of her time. As age and illness robbed Iris of her remarkable gifts, nothing could diminish her immense influence.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Murdoch, Iris > Marriage > Drama.
Bayley, John, 1925-2015 > Marriage > Drama.
Women novelists, English > 20th century > Drama.
Alzheimer's disease > Patients > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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