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Title Drowning by numbers [videorecording] / Film Four International and Elsevier Vendex Film present an Allarts production of a Peter Greenaway film ; producers, Kees Kasander & Denis Wigman ; written & directed by Peter Greenaway.

Publication Info. Fort Wayne, IN : Hen's Tooth Video, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    DRO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1).
Language Subtitled for the deaf or hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Bernard Hill, David Morrissey.
Credits Director of photography, Sacha Vierny ; editor, John Wilson ; music, Michael Nyman.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for numerous scenes of nudity and sensuality.
Summary Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all.
Subject Women murderers -- Drama.
Drowning victims -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Dark comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Greenaway, Peter, film director, screenwriter.
Kasander, Kees, film producer.
Wigman, Denis, film producer.
Plowright, Joan, actor.
Stevenson, Juliet, actor.
Richardson, Joely, actor.
Hill, Bernard, 1944- actor.
Film Four International, presenter.
Elsevier Vendex Film, presenter.
Allarts (Firm), production company.
Hen's Tooth Video (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 759731415828
Music No. 4158 Hen's Tooth Video

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