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Title Doubt [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; produced by Scott Rudin, Mark Roybal ; screenplay by John Patrick Shanley ; directed by John Patrick Shanley.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2009.

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Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the play by John Patrick Shanley.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Dylan Tichenor ; music, Howard Shore.
Cast Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, Joseph Foster II.
Summary 1964, St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) ; closed-captioned.
Subject Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Complaints against -- Drama.
School principals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Nuns -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Malicious accusation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Child abuse -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Iglesia Católica -- Clero -- Teatro.
Escuelas -- Superintendentes y directores -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) -- Nueva York -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Rudin, Scott, 1958-
Roybal, Mark.
Shanley, John Patrick.
Streep, Meryl.
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014-
Adams, Amy.
Davis, Viola, 1965-
Foster, Joseph, II.
Miramax Films.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788885995
9780788885990
Standard No. 786936756173
Music No. 056533 Buena Vista Home Entertainment

 
    
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