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Author: Tim SullivanDerek GrangerCharles SturridgeGeorge FentonJames WilbyAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : HBO Video : Granada International, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Letterboxed edView all editions and formats
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In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Romances
Romance
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Sullivan; Derek Granger; Charles Sturridge; George Fenton; James Wilby; Kristin Scott-Thomas; Rupert Graves; Anjelica Huston; Judi Dench; Alec Guinness; Evelyn Waugh; Stagescreen Productions.; HBO Video (Firm); Granada International (Firm)
ISBN: 0783125690 9780783125695
OCLC Number: 56930692
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Credits: Photographer, Peter Hannan ; editor, Peter Coulson ; music, George Fenton.
Cast: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves, Anjelica Huston, Judi Dench, Alec Guinness.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital surround, mono.
Other Titles: Evelyn Waugh's A handful of dust
Responsibility: [presented by] Stagescreen Productions ; screenplay by Tim Sullivan, Derek Granger, and Charles Sturridge ; produced by Derek Granger ; directed by Charles Sturridge.

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In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America.

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