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A handful of dust

Author: Tim SullivanDerek GrangerCharles SturridgeGeorge FentonJames WilbyAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2009]
Series: The Evelyn Waugh collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView 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 send Tony to South  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Historical films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Romances
Romance
DVD-Video discs
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.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 525175484
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features: biography of Evelyn Waugh; cast filmographies.
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 (approximately 113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; 4:3 letterboxed; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: The Evelyn Waugh collection
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 send Tony to South America.

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