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Bright Young Things

Author: Stephen FryEmily MortimerStephen Campbell MooreJames McAvoyMichael SheenAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1930's, the world of the British uppercrust society is one of nightclubs, dancing, jazz and speed. Their lives revolve around an endless series of parties and pleasure seeking - including motorcars, jazz bands, gossip journalism, drugs, gramophones ... Inevitably, however, the frantic pace of living begins to take its toll and one by one they begin to crash and burn in the search for newer and faster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dark comedy
Feature films
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Fry; Emily Mortimer; Stephen Campbell Moore; James McAvoy; Michael Sheen; David Tennant; Henry Braham; Anne Dudley; Evelyn Waugh; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780650212 9780780650213
OCLC Number: 57241418
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the novel "Vile bodies" by Evelyn Waugh.
Credits: Director of photography, Henry Braham ; art director, Lynne Huitson ; editor, Alex Mackie ; music, Anne Dudley ; costume designer, Nic Ede ; production designer, Michael Howells ; visual effects, James Clarke, Steve Parsons ; choreographer, Claire Eastman.
Cast: Emily Mortimer, Stephen Campbell Moore, James McAvoy, Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Fenella Woolgar, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Broadbent, Simon Callow, Jim Carter, Stockard Channing, Richard E. Grant, Peter O'Toole.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some drug use.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version --
Director's commentary --
Stephen Fry: Director --
From the bottom up: The making of Bright young things --
Language: English 5.1 surround ; English stereo surround --
Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Responsibility: the Film Consortium in association with UK Film Council [and] Visionview [and] Icon Film Distribution ; Revolution Films ; Doubting Hall ; produced by Gina Carter, Miranda Davis ; screenplay, Stephen Fry ; directed by Stephen Fry.

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During the 1930's, the world of the British uppercrust society is one of nightclubs, dancing, jazz and speed. Their lives revolve around an endless series of parties and pleasure seeking - including motorcars, jazz bands, gossip journalism, drugs, gramophones ... Inevitably, however, the frantic pace of living begins to take its toll and one by one they begin to crash and burn in the search for newer and faster sensations.

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