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The Resource Iris, Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre, (videorecording)

Iris, Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre, (videorecording)

Label
Iris
Title
Iris
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Related
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jim Broadbent)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; editor, Martin Walsh ; music composed & conducted by James Horner ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Gemma Jackson
Intended audience
  • Closed-captioned
  • MPAA rating: R
Language note
Includes French dubbed version
PerformerNote
Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton
Runtime
91
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Iris, Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris and Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley
  • Special features: a look at "Iris"; a special message from David Hyde Pierce; Alzheimer's Association honors "Iris" and Jim Broadbent
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49231547
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780788834578
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936178272
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o49231547
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Iris, Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris and Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley
  • Special features: a look at "Iris"; a special message from David Hyde Pierce; Alzheimer's Association honors "Iris" and Jim Broadbent
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49231547
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (91 min.)
Isbn
9780788834578
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936178272
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
25749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o49231547
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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