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Title The hours [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films present ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Fox ; screenplay by David Hare ; directed by Stephen Daldry.

Imprint [Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2003].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    HOU    Available
Edition Special collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book by Michael Cunningham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Commentary by Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman; commentary by director Stephen Daldry and novelist Michael Cunningham; introduction by the filmmakers; 4 featurettes: "Three women", "The mind and times of Virginia Woolf", "The music of The hours", "The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway"; theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, Peter Boyle ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Cast Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson.
Summary In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images and brief language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Awards Academy Awards, 2003: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Nicole Kidman) -- Golden Globe, 2003: Best Motion Picture--Drama; Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture--Drama (Nicole Kidman)
Subject Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Influence -- Drama.
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Women -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Rudin, Scott, 1958-
Fox, Robert, 1952-
Hare, David, 1947-
Daldry, Stephen
Streep, Meryl
Moore, Julianne.
Kidman, Nicole, 1967-
Harris, Ed, 1950-
Collette, Toni
Danes, Claire, 1979-
Daniels, Jeff, 1955-
Dillane, Stephen, 1956-
Janney, Allison
Reilly, John C., 1965-
Richardson, Miranda.
McGarvey, Seamus, 1967-
Boyle, Peter, 1946-
Glass, Philip
Roth, Ann, 1931-
Djurkovic, Maria.
Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
Paramount Pictures Corporation
ISBN 0792187121
Standard No. 097363399049
Music No. 33990 Paramount Home Entertainment

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