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Author: Robert FoxScott RudinRichard EyreCharles WoodJudi DenchAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2001]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Named Person: Iris Murdoch; John Bayley; John Bayley; Iris Murdoch
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fox; Scott Rudin; Richard Eyre; Charles Wood; Judi Dench; Jim Broadbent; Kate Winslet; Hugh Bonneville; Penelope Wilton; Roger Pratt; Martin Walsh; James Horner; Ruth Myers; Gemma Jackson; John Bayley; Miramax Films.; BBC Films.; Intermedia Films.; Mirage Enterprises (Firm); Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788842250 9780788842252 0788838849 9780788838842
OCLC Number: 51462413
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV."
Based on John Bayley's books: Iris : a memoir, and Elegy for Iris.
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: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi, stereo.
Other Titles: Iris (Motion picture : 2001)
Responsibility: Miramax Films, BBC Films, Intermedia Films present a Mirage Enterprises, Robert Fox/Scott Rudin production of a Richard Eyre film ; produced by Robert Fox, Scott Rudin ; written by 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.

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