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Author: Donna DeitchNatalie CooperPatricia CharbonneauHelen ShaverAudra LindleyAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
Series: Criterion collection, 902.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director-approved DVD special editionView all editions and formats
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It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranch owner's daughter.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Romance films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Deitch; Natalie Cooper; Patricia Charbonneau; Helen Shaver; Audra Lindley; Andra Akers; Gwen Welles; Dean Butler; James Staley; Katie Labourdette; Robert Estrin; Jane Rule; Samuel Goldwyn Co.,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781681433752 1681433753
OCLC Number: 1005672451
Language Note: Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novel, Desert of the heart' by Jane Rule.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: new, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Robert Elswit; audio commentary from 2007 featuring director Donna Deitch; a new conversation between Deitch and actor Jane Lynch; Remembering Reno: a new program featuring Deitch, Elswit, and production designer Jeannine Oppewall about the film's visual style; Women in love: new interviews with actors Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau; excerpt from Fiction and truths: a film about Jane Rule, a 1994 documentary about the author of Desert of the heart, the 1964 novel on which the film is based; trailer; an essay by critic B. Ruby Rich on insert.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Robert Estrin.
Cast: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers, Gwenn Welles, Dean Butler, James Staley, Katie Labourdette.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 902.
Responsibility: The Samuel Goldwyn Company ; a Donna Deitch film ; screenplay by Natalie Cooper ; produced and directed by Donna Deitch.

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It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranch owner's daughter.

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