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Ironweed / TAFT Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions ; Tri-Star Pictures ; a Hector Babenco film ; produced by Keith Barish and Marcia Nasatir ; screenplay by William Kennedy ; directed by Hector Babenco.

Babenco, Hector. (Added Author). Nicholson, Jack (Added Author). Streep, Meryl. (Added Author). Baker, Carroll, 1931- (Added Author). O'Keefe, Michael, 1955- (Added Author). Gwynne, Fred. (Added Author). Venora, Diane. (Added Author). Waits, Tom, 1949- (Added Author). Kennedy, William, 1928- (Added Author). Taft Entertainment Pictures. (Added Author). Keith Barish Productions. (Added Author). Tri-Star Pictures (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author). Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe, Fred Gwynne, Diane Venor, Tom Waits. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA IRO (Text) 33187002739155 Digital Video Disc Available -
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library DVD IRO (Text) 71561000138140 NWPLRDVDs Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD IRO (Text) 31951003883383 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by William Kennedy.
Originally released as motion picture in 1987.
Special features include: Photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Lauro Escorel ; editor, Anne Goursaud ; music by John Morris ; production designer, Jeannice C. Oppewall.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe, Fred Gwynne, Diane Venor, Tom Waits.
Summary, etc.:
Drifter Francis Phelan returns to his hometown to confront the family he abandoned twenty-two years ago, and relates the secrets of his life to his alcoholic friend Helen as they try to survive the winter on the streets of 1938 Albany, New York.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; 2.o stereo.
Language Note:
Language track in English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Families > New York (State) > Albany > Drama.
Alcoholics > Family relationships > Drama.
Homelessness > New York (State) > Drama.
Albany (N.Y.) > Drama.
Kennedy, William, 1928- > Film and video adaptations.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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