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Iris

Author: Charles WoodJames HornerJim BroadbentScott RudinKate WinsletAll authors
Publisher: South Yarra, Vic. : Buena Vista Home Entertainment [distributor], [2002], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's. DVD.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Drama
Named Person: Iris Murdoch; John Bayley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wood; James Horner; Jim Broadbent; Scott Rudin; Kate Winslet; Judi Dench; Robert Fox; Richard Eyre; Hugh Bonneville; John Bayley; Miramax Films.; BBC Films.; Mirage Enterprises.; Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm); Intermedia Films.
OCLC Number: 223826508
Language Note: English captions for the deaf or hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris and Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley.
Region 4 DVD.
Widescreen format.
"E13130"
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Pratt; editor, Martin Walsh; music composed & conducted by James Horner; costume designer, Ruth Myers; production designer, Gemma Jackson.
Cast: Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jim Broadbent)
Target Audience: Censorship rating: M 15+, suitable only for persons of 15 years and over.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Details: Colour recording system: PAL.
Responsibility: Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; producers, Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; writers, Richard Eyre, Charles Wood ; director, Richard Eyre.

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Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's. DVD.

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