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Mary and Martha

Author: Phillip NoyceRichard CurtisHilary SwankBrenda BlethynSam ClaflinAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Noyce; Richard Curtis; Hilary Swank; Brenda Blethyn; Sam Claflin; HBO Films,; Working Title Television,; British Broadcasting Corporation,; NBCUniversal (Firm),; HBO Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 857727016
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 2013.
Credits: Director, Phillip Noyce.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, Sam Claflin, Frank Grillo, Lux Haney-Jardine.
Target Audience: Rating: TV14.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (16:9) presntation; Dolby digital 5.1.
Responsibility: HBO Films presents a WTTV Working Title Television production in association with the BBC and NBCUniversal ; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones and Genevieve Hofmeyr ; written by Richard Curtis ; directed by Phillip Noyce.

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Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in influencing social policy and affecting positive change.

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