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The importance of being earnest

Author: Anna MasseyOlivia ParkerJudi DenchEdward FoxColin FirthAll authors
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the hilarious adventure of two dashing young bachelors and the outrageous deceptions they find themselves in over love. Whenever Worthing wants to leave his dull country life behind, he makes visits to the city posing as his fictitious 'brother' Ernest. There he becomes smitten with the ravishing Gwendolen. But when Worthing is in town, his playboy pal Algy is in the country and falling for Worthing's young  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Massey; Olivia Parker; Judi Dench; Edward Fox; Colin Firth; Barnaby Thompson; Rupert Everett; Frances O'Connor; Tom Wilkinson; Reese Witherspoon; Oscar Wilde; Miramax Film Corporation.; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 224269176
Language Note: In English with English subtitles.
Notes: Region 4 DVD. Colour recording system: PAL.
Miramax Films and Earling Studios present in association with Film Council and Newmarket Capital Group, a Fragile Film.
Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Special features include: Audio commentary with director, Oliver Parker ; The making of 'The importance of being earnest' ; Behind the scenes.
Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judy Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Massey and Edward Fox.
Target Audience: Rated: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: produced by Barnaby Thompson ; directed by Oliver Parker.

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This is the hilarious adventure of two dashing young bachelors and the outrageous deceptions they find themselves in over love. Whenever Worthing wants to leave his dull country life behind, he makes visits to the city posing as his fictitious 'brother' Ernest. There he becomes smitten with the ravishing Gwendolen. But when Worthing is in town, his playboy pal Algy is in the country and falling for Worthing's young and beautiful ward, cecily, while also impersonating Ernest. Pandemonium ensues when these two would-be ernests find themselves face-to-face and in the predicament of explaining who they really are.

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