skip to content
The secret life of words Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The secret life of words

Author: Isabel CoixetEsther GarcíaAgustin AlmodóvarPedro AlmodóvarSarah PolleyAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2007]
Series: Focus Features spotlight series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Coixet; Esther García; Agustin Almodóvar; Pedro Almodóvar; Sarah Polley; Tim Robbins; Javier Cámara; Sverre Anker Ousdal; Steven Mackintosh; Eddie Marsan; Julie Christie; Daniel Mays; Dean Lennox Kelly; Danny Cunningham; Emmanuel Idowu; Reg Wilson; Jean-Claude Larrieu; Irene Blecua; Focus Features.; Deseo, S.A.; MediaPro.; Televisión Española.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 84746254
Language Note: In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Credits: Director of photography, Jean-Claude Larrieu ; editor, Irene Blecua.
Cast: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Javier Cámara, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Steve Mackintosh, Eddie Marsan, Julie Christie, Daniel Mays, Dean Lennox Kelly, Danny Cunningham, Emmanuel Idowu, Reg Wilson.
Awards: Venice Film Festival, 2005: Lina Mangiacapre Award (Isabel Coixet).
Goya Awards, 2006: Best Director (Isabel Coixet) ; Best Film ; Best Production Supervision (Esther García) ; Best Screenplay - Original (Isabel Coixet).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual layer; DVD-9 ; single-sided.
Series Title: Focus Features spotlight series.
Other Titles: Vida secreta de las palabras
Responsibility: Focus Features ; El Deseo ; Hotshot Films ; Mediapro ; in association with TVE ; Agustín and Pédro Almodóvar present an Isabel Coixet film ; producer, Esther Garcí́a ; written and directed by Isabel Coixet.

Abstract:

Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/84746254>
library:oclcnum"84746254"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/84746254>
rdf:typej.2:DVD
rdf:typeschema:Movie
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:awards"Goya Awards, 2006: Best Director (Isabel Coixet) ; Best Film ; Best Production Supervision (Esther García) ; Best Screenplay - Original (Isabel Coixet)."
schema:awards"Venice Film Festival, 2005: Lina Mangiacapre Award (Isabel Coixet)."
schema:contentRating"Not rated."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/141083992>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)"
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:description"Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/425493425>
schema:genre"Drama"@en
schema:genre"Feature films."@en
schema:genre"Films for the hearing impaired."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The secret life of words"@en
schema:name"Vida secreta de las palabras"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.