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Title Prick up your ears [videorecording]/ a Civilhand Zenith film ; screenplay, Alan Bennett ; producer, Andrew Brown ; director, Stephen Frears ; produced in association with British Screen and Film Four International Limited.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    PRI    Available
Edition Widescreen and full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) and full screen formats; Dolby Digital stereo surround; dual-sided disc.
Language English with optional subtitles in French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Cast Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Janet Dale, Lindsay Duncan, Bert Parnaby, Margaret Tyzack, Julie Walters, Wallace Shawn.
Credits Production designer, Hugo Lyczyc Wyhowski ; costume designer, Bob Ringwood ; editor, Mick Audsley ; photography, Oliver Stapleton ; music by Stanley Myers.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the biography by John Lahr.
Audience MPAA rating: R (restricted; under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian).
Summary Depicts the true-life events leading to the murder/suicide that ended the lives of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell.
Note Includes theatrical trailer.
Subject Orton, Joe -- Drama.
Halliwell, Kenneth -- Drama.
Gay couples -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Suicide -- Drama.
Jealousy -- Drama.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Dramatists -- Biography -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Biographical films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Frears, Stephen, film director.
Bennett, Alan, 1934- screenwriter.
Brown, Andrew, 1938-1994, film producer.
Oldman, Gary, actor.
Molina, Alfred, 1953- actor.
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- actor.
Barber, Frances, 1958- actor.
Dale, Janet (Actress)
Duncan, Lindsay, actor.
Tyzack, Margaret, 1931-2011, actor.
Walters, Julie, 1950- actor.
Shawn, Wallace, actor.
Luczyc-Wyhowski, Hugo, production designer.
Ringwood, Bob, costume designer.
Audsley, Mick, film editor.
Stapleton, Oliver, director of photography.
Myers, Stanley, composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Lahr, John, 1941- Prick up your ears.
Civilhand Zenith (Firm), production company.
British Screen, production company.
Film Four International, production company.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc., film distributor.
ISBN 0792860772
Standard No. 027616906908
Music No. 1006504 MGM Home Entertainment

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