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The Resource British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [1], (videorecording)

British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [1], (videorecording)

Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [1]
Title
British cinema collection
Title remainder
8 acclaimed films
Title number
[1]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Restoration: Robert Merivel is a young man who seems to have everything ... until an affair leads to scandal, suddenly leaving him heartbroken and penniless
  • An ideal husband: A politician's spotless reputation is threatened by a dark secret from his past
  • Her majesty, Mrs. Brown: John Brown is a lowly servant who looks after Queen Victoria's horses. Yet when circumstances bring them together, the result is a passionate friendship
  • Tom & Viv : A passionately rendered story about writer T.S. Eliot's turbulent relationship with his first wife, Vivienne
  • A month by the lake : At a lakeside resort, an attractive older guest has her eye on a well-to-do bachelor
  • My life so far : Young Fraser Pettigrew has always been an adventurous child. But with the arrival of his sexy French aunt, Heloise, Fraser enters a truly eye-opening summer of discovery
  • The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain : A young man offends an entire town by declaring their mountain -- a prized local landmark -- to be a hill
  • Sweet revenge : A depressed businessman and a quirky aristocrat save each other's lives and then plot a devilish retaliation against those who drove them to the edge
Related
Cataloging source
ZNM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • Restoration rating: R; for sexuality
  • An ideal husband, Tom & Viv, My life so far, Sweet revenge rating: PG-13
  • Her majestry Mrs. Brown, A month by the lake, The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain rating: PG
PerformerNote
  • Restoration: Robert Downey, Jr., Sam Neill, Meg Ryan, David Thewlis, Polly Walker, Ian McKellen, Hugh Grant
  • An ideal husband: Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver, Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Jeremy Northam
  • Her majesty, Mrs. Brown: Judi Dench, Billy Connolly
  • Tom & Viv: Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, Rosemary Harris, Tim Dutton, Nicolas Grace
  • A month by the lake: Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman
  • My life so far: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Tceky Karyo, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell
  • The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Colm Meaney
  • Sweet revenge: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Martin Clunes, Steve Coogan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1963-
  • 1969-
  • 1961-
  • 1934-
  • 1937-
  • 1937-
  • 1960-
  • 1953-
  • 1953-
  • 1966-
  • 1960-
  • 1961-
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
  • 1854-1900
  • 1905-1974
  • 1917-2013
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Downey, Robert
  • Neill, Sam
  • Ryan, Meg
  • Walker, Polly
  • Thewlis, David
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Everett, Rupert
  • Grant, Hugh
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • Driver, Minnie
  • Moore, Julianne
  • Northam, Jeremy
  • Dench, Judi
  • Connolly, Billy
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Dutton, Tim
  • Grace, Nickolas
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Fox, Edward
  • Thurman, Uma
  • Firth, Colin
  • Jacob, Irène
  • Karyo, Tchéky
  • Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth
  • McDowell, Malcolm
  • Fitzgerald, Tara
  • Meaney, Colm
  • Bonham Carter, Helena
  • Scott-Thomas, Kristin
  • Graves, Rupert
  • Clunes, Martin
  • Coogan, Steve
  • Hoffman, Michael
  • Parker, Oliver
  • Madden, John
  • Gilbert, Brian
  • Irvin, John
  • Hudson, Hugh
  • Monger, Christopher
  • Mowbray, Malcolm
  • Tremain, Rose
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Bates, H. E.
  • Forman, Denis
  • Ayckbourn, Alan
  • Miramax Films
  • Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Runtime
810
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eliot, Vivienne
  • Eliot, T. S.
  • Victoria
  • Brown, John
  • Forman, Denis
  • Scandals
  • Husbands
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mental illness
  • Bachelors
  • Single women
  • Country homes
  • Cartographers
  • Villages
  • Revenge
  • Great Britain
  • London (England)
  • Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland)
  • Wales
Technique
live action
Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [1], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Restoration based on the novel by Rose Tremain
  • An ideal husband based on the play of the same title by Oscar Wilde
  • A month by the lake based on the novella by H. E. Bates
  • My life so far based on the book "Son of Adam" by Sir Denis Forman
  • Sweet revenge based on the play "The Revengers' comedies" by Alan Ayckbourn
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • [Disc 1.] Restoration (1995) (118 min.) / directed by Michael Hoffman ; produced by Cary Brokaw, Andy Paterson, Sarah Ryan Black ; screenplay by Rupert Walters -- An ideal husband (1999) (99 min.) / screenplay adaptation and directed by Oliver Parker ; produced by Barnaby Thompson, Uri Fruchtmann, and Bruce Davey -- Her majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997) (105 min.) / directed by John Madden ; written by Jeremy Brock ; produced by Sarah Curtis-- Tom & Viv (1994) (115 min.) / directed by Brian Gilbert ; produced by Marc Samuelson, Harvey Kass and Peter Samuelson ; screenplay by Michael Hasting and Adrian Hodges --
  • [Disc 2.] A month by the lake (1995) (92 min.) / directed by John Irvin ; produced by Robert Fox ; screenplay by Trevor Bentham -- My life so far (1999) (95 min.) / directed by Hugh Hudson ; produced by David Puttnam, Steve Norris ; screenplay by Simon Donald -- The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain (1995) (96 min.) / written and directed by Christopher Monger ; produced by Sarah Curtis ; story by Ifor David Monger -- Sweet revenge (1998) (90 min.) / written and directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; produced by Simon Bosanquet ; co-producer, Georges Benayoun
Control code
ocn806349577
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (810 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009864996
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 86499
  • 86489
  • 86469
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1585270
  • (OCoLC)806349577
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films, [1], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Restoration based on the novel by Rose Tremain
  • An ideal husband based on the play of the same title by Oscar Wilde
  • A month by the lake based on the novella by H. E. Bates
  • My life so far based on the book "Son of Adam" by Sir Denis Forman
  • Sweet revenge based on the play "The Revengers' comedies" by Alan Ayckbourn
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • [Disc 1.] Restoration (1995) (118 min.) / directed by Michael Hoffman ; produced by Cary Brokaw, Andy Paterson, Sarah Ryan Black ; screenplay by Rupert Walters -- An ideal husband (1999) (99 min.) / screenplay adaptation and directed by Oliver Parker ; produced by Barnaby Thompson, Uri Fruchtmann, and Bruce Davey -- Her majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997) (105 min.) / directed by John Madden ; written by Jeremy Brock ; produced by Sarah Curtis-- Tom & Viv (1994) (115 min.) / directed by Brian Gilbert ; produced by Marc Samuelson, Harvey Kass and Peter Samuelson ; screenplay by Michael Hasting and Adrian Hodges --
  • [Disc 2.] A month by the lake (1995) (92 min.) / directed by John Irvin ; produced by Robert Fox ; screenplay by Trevor Bentham -- My life so far (1999) (95 min.) / directed by Hugh Hudson ; produced by David Puttnam, Steve Norris ; screenplay by Simon Donald -- The Englishman who went up a hill but came down a mountain (1995) (96 min.) / written and directed by Christopher Monger ; produced by Sarah Curtis ; story by Ifor David Monger -- Sweet revenge (1998) (90 min.) / written and directed by Malcolm Mowbray ; produced by Simon Bosanquet ; co-producer, Georges Benayoun
Control code
ocn806349577
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (810 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009864996
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 86499
  • 86489
  • 86469
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1585270
  • (OCoLC)806349577
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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