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Author: Richard E GrantMarie-Castille Mention-SchaarPierre KubelJeff AbberleyGabriel ByrneAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the experiences of actor/director Richard E. Grant during the late 1960s in the British colonial community in Swaziland as that country was becoming independent. Portrays a community occupied with booze and adultery in an attempt to stave off boredom. Follows the divorce of young Ralphie's parents and his adjustment when he returns from boarding school two years later to find that his alcoholic father has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Grant; Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar; Pierre Kubel; Jeff Abberley; Gabriel Byrne; Emily Watson; Julie Walters; Nicholas Hoult; Miranda Richardson; Pierre Aïm; Patrick Doyle; Loma Nasha (Firm); Scion Films.; Wah Film Productions.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424832640 9781424832644
OCLC Number: 71213039
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: DVD release of the 2005 motion picture.
Region 1; anamorphic widescreen format (2.35:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 5.0 surround.
Credits: Director of photography, Pierre Aïm ; editor, Isabelle Dedieu ; music, Patrick Doyle ; costume designer, Sheena Napier ; production designer, Gary Williamson.
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Emily Watson, Julie Walters, Nicholas Hoult, Miranda Richardson, Celia Imrie, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Responsibility: Loma Nasha presents ; a Scion Films, Wah Film Productions, Loma Nasha production ; produced by Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar, Pierre Kubel, Jeff Abberley ; written and directed by Richard E. Grant.

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Based on the experiences of actor/director Richard E. Grant during the late 1960s in the British colonial community in Swaziland as that country was becoming independent. Portrays a community occupied with booze and adultery in an attempt to stave off boredom. Follows the divorce of young Ralphie's parents and his adjustment when he returns from boarding school two years later to find that his alcoholic father has married an American stewardess. Shows how Ralph finds release in acting and with the love of a girl.

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