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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jim Broadbent)
Cataloging source
HT#
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French language tracks ; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.I75 2012
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn786280999
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398150718
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32185
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)786280999
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
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
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn786280999
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398150718
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
32185
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)786280999
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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