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Author: Mike NicholsEmma ThompsonCary BrokawSimon BosanquetChristopher LloydAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : LetterboxView all editions and formats
Summary:
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is, until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Medical films (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Made-for-TV movies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD
Video
Film and video adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Margaret Edson; Margaret Edson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Nichols; Emma Thompson; Cary Brokaw; Simon Bosanquet; Christopher Lloyd; Eileen Atkins; Audra McDonald; Jonathan M Woodward; Harold Pinter; Seamus McGarvey; Stuart Wurtzel; John Bloom; Ann Roth; Margaret Edson; HBO Films.; Avenue Pictures.; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783118414 9780783118413
OCLC Number: 682897308
Language Note: English and Spanish language soundtracks (stereo) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson.
Special features: Cast & director bios.
Credits: Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel ; editor, John Bloom ; costume designer, Ann Roth.
Cast: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; some thematic material.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; aspect ratio 16:9; Dolby digital stereo.
Other Titles: Wit (Motion picture)
Responsibility: HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; executive producers, Cary Brokaw, Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet.

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An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is, until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit.

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