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The Madness of King George

Author: Nigel HawthorneHelen MirrenIan HolmAmanda DonohoeRupert GravesAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Video, [2001]
Series: Contemporary classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness.
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Genre/Form: Videodiscs
Feature films
Adaptation
Biography
Historical films
Biographical films
Drama
History
Teatro
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Hawthorne; Helen Mirren; Ian Holm; Amanda Donohoe; Rupert Graves; Rupert Everett; Nicholas Hytner; Alan Bennett; George Fenton; George Frideric Handel; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; Channel Four Films (Firm); Close Call Films.
ISBN: 0792849000 9780792849001
OCLC Number: 47095554
Language Note: In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on Alan Bennett's stage play The madness of George III.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1994.
Special features: Original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music adapted by George Fenton from the works of G.F. Handel.
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Graves, Rupert Everett.
Awards: Academy awards for art direction and set decoration, 1994.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; CHV rating: PG; Rating: DP.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby surround stereo.; widescreen, 16x9m 1.85:1 aspect ratio; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital.
Series Title: Contemporary classics (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Other Titles: Madness of King George (Motion picture)
Responsibility: the Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films present a Close Call Films production ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the King is being treated for an unknown mental illness.

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