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Title Sylvia [videorecording] / Focus Features presents in association with BBC Films, Capitol Films and UK Film Council, a Ruby Films production ; produced by Alison Owen ; screenplay by John Brownlow ; directed by Christine Jeffs.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, [2004].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection DVD    SYL    Available
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Credits Director of photography, John Toon ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music composer, Gabriel Yared ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Cast Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, Amira Casar, Andrew Havill, Sam Troughton, Lucy Davenport, Antony Strachan, Blythe Danner, Michael Gambon.
Summary Born in Boston, MA, in 1932, Sylvia Plath developed a talent as a writer and published her first poem when she was eight years old. That same year, Plath was forced to confront the unexpected death of her father. In 1950, she began studying at Smith College on a literary scholarship. In 1955, she was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to study in England at Cambridge. There, Plath met Ted Hughes, a respected author. The two fell in love, and married in 1958. However, marriage, family, and a growing reputation as an important poet failed to bring Plath happiness.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in French and Spanish; captioned in English.
Subject Plath, Sylvia -- Drama.
Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998 -- Drama.
Women poets, American -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Owen, Alison.
Brownlow, John, 1964-
Jeffs, Christine, 1963-
Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972-
Craig, Daniel, 1968-
Harris, Jared, 1961-
Casar, Amira.
Havill, Andrew.
Troughton, Sam.
Davenport, Lucy.
Strachan, Tony.
Danner, Blythe.
Gambon, Michael.
Toon, John.
Anwar, Tariq.
Yared, Gabriel.
Powell, Sandy.
Djurkovic, Maria.
Focus Features.
BBC Films.
Capitol Films.
UK Film Council.
Ruby Films (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 0783297823
Standard No. 025192395826
Music No. 23958 Universal

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