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The Grifters

Author: Donald E WestlakeStephen FrearsJohn CusackAnjelica HustonAnnette BeningAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Entertainment, [2002], ℗1985.
Series: Miramax collector's series.; Miramax award-winning collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Jim Thompson; Jim Thompson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Westlake; Stephen Frears; John Cusack; Anjelica Huston; Annette Bening; Elmer Bernstein; Jim Thompson; Miramax Films.; Cineplex Odeon Films.; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 9780788837753 0788837753
OCLC Number: 50741822
Language Note: English or French dialogue; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Jim Thompson.
Dual-layer format: layer transition may trigger a slight pause.
Bonus material: feature commentary track with director Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donald E. Westlake and actors John Cusack and Anjelica Huston; the making of The Grifters; The Jim Thompson story; The Grifters scrapbook.
Credits: Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; editor, Michael Audsley.
Cast: John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Series Title: Miramax collector's series.; Miramax award-winning collection.
Other Titles: Grifters (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; Cineplex Odeon Films ; screenplay, Donald E. Westlake ; producers, Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; director, Stephen Frears.

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Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner.

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