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Uniform Title Vanity fair (Motion picture : 2004)
Title Vanity fair [videorecording] / Focus Features presents ; a Tempesta Films, Granada Film production ; a Mira Nair film ; produced by Janette Day, Donna Gigliotti, Lydia Dean Pilcher ; screenplay by Matthew Faulk & Mark Skeet and Julian Fellowes ; directed by Mira Nair.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    VAN    Available
Edition [Widescreen ed.].
Description 1 videodisc (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Focus Features spotlight series
Focus Features spotlight series.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Special features: the women behind 'Vanity fair': the predominantly female cast and crew reveal how they flawlessly portrayed women of the time in London; director's commentary: Mira Nair shares her unique vision and personal inspiration in this insightful discussion; deleted scenes; welcome to 'Vanity fair': a behind-the-scenes look at bringing this timeless story to the big screen.
Credits Director of photography, Declan Quinn ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Cast Reese Witherspoon, Eileen Atkins, Jim Broadbent, Gabriel Byrne, Romola Garai, Bob Hoskins, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine McEwan, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Summary Becky is determined to make something of herself. She weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality/partial nudity and a brief violent image.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Women -- Employment -- England -- London -- Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Inglaterra -- Londres -- Teatro.
Mujeres -- Conducta sexual -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Faulk, Matthew.
Skeet, Mark.
Fellowes, Julian.
Nair, Mira.
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-
Atkins, Eileen, 1934-
Broadbent, Jim.
Byrne, Gabriel, 1950-
Garai, Romola, 1982-
Quinn, Declan, 1957-
Hoskins, Bob.
Ifans, Rhys, 1968-
McEwan, Geraldine.
Purefoy, James, 1964-
Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977-
Danna, Mychael.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Vanity fair.
Focus Features.
Tempesta Films.
Granada Films.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 1417003596
9781417003594
Standard No. 025192500121
Music No. 25001 Universal

 
    
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