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The Resource Tender mercies, Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford, (videorecording)

Tender mercies, Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford, (videorecording)

Label
Tender mercies
Title
Tender mercies
Statement of responsibility
Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife
Awards note
Academy Awards for best actor (Robert Duvall) and best screenplay, 1983
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Philip S. Hobel ; director, Bruce Beresford ; director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, William Anderson ; music, George Dreyfus ; writer, Horton Foote
Date time place
Filmed on location in Palmer, Texas
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG
Language note
English or French dialogue; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T46347 2009
PerformerNote
Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allan Hubbard, Betty Buckley, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-
  • 1954-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hobel, Philip
  • Foote, Horton
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Boyd, Russell
  • Anderson, William
  • Dreyfus, George
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Harper, Tess
  • Hubbard, Allan
  • Buckley, Betty
  • Barkin, Ellen
  • Brimley, Wilford
  • Lions Gate Films
  • Studio Canal
  • Antron Media Production (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcoholics
  • Widows
  • Country musicians
  • Mothers and sons
  • Husband and wife
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Divorced people
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
Tender mercies, Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Motion picture
  • Originally produced in 1982. Released in 1983
  • Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette - featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette -- featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn351740456
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236103738
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25630
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1513891
  • (OCoLC)351740456
System details
DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital monaural audio ; widescreen (16x9)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tender mercies, Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Motion picture
  • Originally produced in 1982. Released in 1983
  • Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette - featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette -- featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn351740456
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236103738
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25630
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1513891
  • (OCoLC)351740456
System details
DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital monaural audio ; widescreen (16x9)
Video recording format
DVD

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