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Portrait of a marriage

Author: Penelope MortimerStephen WhittakerJanet McTeerDavid HaigCathryn HarrisonAll authors
Publisher: [Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn Media, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of Vita Sackville-West's tortured, public affair with novelist Violet Keppel. Though Vita and her husband, diplomat Harold Nicolson, knowingly cheated on each other throughout their 50-year marriage, it was her liaison with her childhood friend Violet that threatened the marriage. Frank and daring in its depiction of lesbian love, this release includes scenes cut from the original broadcast.
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Biographical television programs
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Mortimer; Stephen Whittaker; Janet McTeer; David Haig; Cathryn Harrison; Nigel Nicolson; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Television New Zealand.
ISBN: 1569388253 9781569388259
OCLC Number: 68571814
Notes: Credits from container.
Originally produced in 1990 for the program Masterpiece theatre.
From the book by Nigel Nicolson.
Special features: Vita Sackville-West bio and cast filmographies.
Credits: Screenplay, Penelope Mortimer ; director, Stephen Whittaker ; producer, Colin Tucker.
Cast: Janet McTeer, David Haig, Cathryn Harrison.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated; "Intended for mature audiences"--Container.
Description: 2 videodiscs (219 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Vol. 1. Part 1-2 --
Vol. 2. Part 3-4.
Other Titles: Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Responsibility: screenplay by Penelope Mortimer ; directed by Stephen Whittaker ; produced by Colin Tucker ; a BBC production in association with WGBH Boston and TV New Zealand Ltd.

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The true story of Vita Sackville-West's tortured, public affair with novelist Violet Keppel. Though Vita and her husband, diplomat Harold Nicolson, knowingly cheated on each other throughout their 50-year marriage, it was her liaison with her childhood friend Violet that threatened the marriage. Frank and daring in its depiction of lesbian love, this release includes scenes cut from the original broadcast.

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