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One true thing

Author: Harry J UflandJesse BeatonKaren CronerCarl FranklinMeryl StreepAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A daughter Ellen, gives up her job and boyfriend to take care of her dying mother. Her father, a gifted professor of an English department, is more occupied with having his life running as smoothly as possible than caring for his wife. Living at home, Ellen discovers many new aspects to her parents' personalities, a father who is human despite his imperfections and a mother who loves her family passionately. When  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Melodrama
Feature films
Film and video adaptations
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Anna Quindlen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Ufland; Jesse Beaton; Karen Croner; Carl Franklin; Meryl Streep; Renée Zellweger; William Hurt; Tom Everett Scott; Nicky Katt; Lauren Graham; Anna Quindlen; Universal Pictures (Firm); Monarch Pictures.; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783230583 9780783230580
OCLC Number: 40984054
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. Includes Spanish and French dubbed versions and subtitles in Spanish.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the novel by Anna Quindlen.
Credits: Music by Cliff Eidelman ; editor, Carole Kravetz ; director of photography, Declan Quinn ; executive producers, Williams W. Wilson III, Leslie Morgan ; produced by Harry J. Ufland, Jesse Beaton ; screenplay by Karen Croner ; directed by Carl Franklin.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Renee Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott, Nicky Katt, Lauren Graham.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Other Titles: One true thing (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents a Monarch Pictures/Ufland production ; produced by Harry J. Ufland, Jesse Beaton ; screenplay by Karen Croner ; directed by Carl Franklin.

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A daughter Ellen, gives up her job and boyfriend to take care of her dying mother. Her father, a gifted professor of an English department, is more occupied with having his life running as smoothly as possible than caring for his wife. Living at home, Ellen discovers many new aspects to her parents' personalities, a father who is human despite his imperfections and a mother who loves her family passionately. When her mother finally dies Ellen is suspected of hastening her death with morphine.

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