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Marie, a true story

Author: John BrileyFrank Capra, Jr.Roger DonaldsonElliot SchickSissy SpacekAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2010], ©1985.
Series: Archive collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Marie Ragghianti; Marie Ragghianti
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Briley; Frank Capra, Jr.; Roger Donaldson; Elliot Schick; Sissy Spacek; Jeff Daniels; Keith Szarabajka; Morgan Freeman; Chris Menges; Francis Lai; Fred Thompson; Peter Maas; Dino de Laurentiis Corporation.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 660822271
Notes: Based on the 1983 book by Peter Maas, dramatized for release as a motion picture in 1985 by Dino de Laurentiis Corporation.
Credits: Music, Francis Lai ; photography, Chris Menges.
Cast: Sissy Spacek, Jeff Daniels, Keith Szarabujka, Morgan Freeman, Fred Thompson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen (16x9, 2:4:1); Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Archive collection.
Responsibility: Dino de Laurentiis presents ; produced by Frank Capra, Jr. ; directed by Roger Donaldson ; screenplay, John Briley ; executive producer, Elliot Schick.

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Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix.

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