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The wings of the dove

Author: Hossein AminiIain SoftleyHelena Bonham CarterLinus RoacheAlison ElliottAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution.
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Genre/Form: Features
Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hossein Amini; Iain Softley; Helena Bonham Carter; Linus Roache; Alison Elliott; Elizabeth McGovern; Michael Gambon; Charlotte Rampling; Alex Jennings; Henry James; Miramax Films.; Renaissance Films (Firm); Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0788815490 9780788815492
OCLC Number: 42387329
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Henry James.
Special features: Passion & romance : The wings of the dove; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Eduardo Serra ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, Edward Shearmur.
Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alison Elliott, Elizabeth McGovern, Michael Gambon, Charlotte Rampling, Alex Jennings.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby digital surround sound.
Other Titles: Wings of the dove (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Miramax Films presents a Renaissance Films production ; screenplay, Hossein Amini ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Iain Softley.

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A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution.

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Milly - Sweet, Rich and Diseased

by Colethaa (WorldCat user published 2011-10-12) Good Permalink

The fragility of life, love, the upper class mixed with the awful state of poverty.  The character Milly Theale (Allison Elliott, Actress) embodies all of the joy and misery that is the theme of Wings of the Dove

The scenery and fashions are ultra-fabulous and I adore the lilting music....
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