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Holy smoke

Author: Jane CampionAnna CampionKate WinsletHarvey KeitelPam GrierAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2000?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Campion sisters have written a clever, humorous, yet subtle story of how badly a family can react when their religion of choice is passed over by one of their own in favor of something they find too exotic. While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire P.J. Waters, a macho cult deprogrammer, who  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Campion; Anna Campion; Kate Winslet; Harvey Keitel; Pam Grier; Julie Hamilton; Tim Robertson; Sophie Lee; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788821660 : 9780788821660
OCLC Number: 44773820
Credits: Written by Jane Campion and Anna Campion ; music by Angelo Badalamenti.
Cast: Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Pam Grier, Julie Hamilton, Tim Robertson, Sophie Lee.
Event notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Target Audience: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.; Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Miramax Films presents a Jane Campion production, a Jane Campion film ; executive producers, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Julie Goldstein ; director, Jane Campion.

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The Campion sisters have written a clever, humorous, yet subtle story of how badly a family can react when their religion of choice is passed over by one of their own in favor of something they find too exotic. While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire P.J. Waters, a macho cult deprogrammer, who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. However, P.J. quickly learns that he has quite possibly met his match in the intelligent and iron-willed Ruth.

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