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Ironweed

Author: William KennedyKeith BarishMarcia NasatirHector BabencoJack NicholsonAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Vestron Video, [1988]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's winter, 1938, in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless street people seeking food and refuge from the unforgiving cold. Francis Phelan wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, an aimless vagabond ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime "pal" Helen, Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Independent films
Drama
Named Person: William Kennedy; William Kennedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Kennedy; Keith Barish; Marcia Nasatir; Hector Babenco; Jack Nicholson; Meryl Streep; Carroll Baker; Michael O'Keefe; Fred Gwynne; Diane Venora; Margaret Whitton; Tom Waits; John Morris; Anne Goursaud; Lauro Escorel; Taft Entertainment Pictures.; Paul Barish Productions.; Vestron Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0805105328 9780805105322
OCLC Number: 18178631
Notes: Based on the novel by William Kennedy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Credits: Music, John Morris ; editor, Anne Goursaud ; director of photography, Lauro Escorel.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe, Fred Gwynne, Diane Venora, Margaret Whitton, Tom Waits.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (135 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Taft Entertainment Pictures/Keith Barish Productions presents ; screenplay by William Kennedy ; produced by Keith Barish, Marcia Nasatir ; directed by Hector Babenco.

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It's winter, 1938, in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless street people seeking food and refuge from the unforgiving cold. Francis Phelan wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, an aimless vagabond ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime "pal" Helen, Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the painful memories from which he once tried to escape ... but now must reconcile.

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