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Uniform Title Miss Potter (Motion picture)
Title Miss Potter [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company and Phoenix Pictures present a David Kirschner production in association with Isle of Man Film and the UK Film Council, a Chris Noonan film ; produced by David Kirschner, Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, David Thwaites ; written by Richard Maltby Jr. ; directed by Chris Noonan.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Genius Products, [2007]


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Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Feature commentary with director Chris Noonan; The tale of Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter; The making of a real-life fairy tale; "When you taught me how to dance"; Music video performed by Katie Melua; Theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; edited by, Robin Sales ; music by, Nigel Westlake ; costume designer, Anthony Powell ; production designer, Martin Childs.
Cast Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber.
Summary In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman, a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for brief mild language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional subtitles in Spanish.
Subject Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 -- Drama.
Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943. Original Peter Rabbit books -- Drama.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- London -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Upper class families -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kirschner, David, 1955-
Medavoy, Mike.
Messer, Arnold.
Sienega, Corey.
Thwaites, David.
Maltby, Richard, Jr., 1937-
Noonan, Chris. 1952-
Zellweger, Renée, 1969-
McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
Watson, Emily, 1967-
Flynn, Barbara, 1948-
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Gibbs, Matyelok.
Owen, L. (Lloyd)
Lesser, Anton.
Bamber, David.
Phoenix Pictures.
David Kirschner Productions.
Isle of Man Film Commission.
UK Film Council.
Weinstein Company.
Genius Products, Inc.
ISBN 1594445990
Standard No. 796019801744
Music No. 80174 Genius Products

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