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The importance of being earnest = Ernest ou l'importance d'être constant

Author: Oliver ParkerRupert EverettColin FirthFrances O'ConnorOscar WildeAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Montreal, Que. : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic comedy films
Comedy films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Parker; Rupert Everett; Colin Firth; Frances O'Connor; Oscar Wilde; Alliance Atlantis (Firm); Miramax Films.; Ealing Studios.; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788839454 9780788839450
OCLC Number: 319901787
Language Note: In English and dubbed French with subtitles in English; Subtitled for the deaf and heard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Special features: feature commentary; the making-of "The importance of being Earnest"; behind the scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editor, Guy Bensley ; music, Charlie Mole ; costume designer, Maurizio Millenotti ; production designer, Luciana Arrighi.
Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Massey, Edward Fox.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for mild sensuality ; Canadian home video rating : PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD in widescreen presentation, Dolby digital, region 1.
Other Titles: Importance of being earnest (Motion picture : 2002)
Miramax Films & Ealing Studios present
Ernest ou l'importance d'être
Responsibility: in association with Film Council & Newmarket Capital Group, a Fragile Film ; producer, Barnaby Thompson ; screenplay writer, Oliver Parker ; director, Oliver Parker.

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Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?

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