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The world according to Garp

Author: George Roy HillRobert L CrawfordSteve TesichRobin WilliamsMary Beth HurtAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: John Irving; John Irving
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Roy Hill; Robert L Crawford; Steve Tesich; Robin Williams; Mary Beth Hurt; Glenn Close; John Lithgow; Hume Cronyn; Jessica Tandy; Swoosie Kurtz; John Irving; Warner Bros.; Pan Arts Productions (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790757249 9780790757247
OCLC Number: 46717868
Language Note: English and French language soundtracks (Dolby surround stereo) with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese ; close-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Widescreen format.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: scene selections; cast and crew profiles ; awards ; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music adapted by David Shire ; editor, Stephen A. Rotter ; director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; executive producer, Patrick Kelley.
Cast: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Swoosie Kurtz.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital ; Dual-layer format.
Other Titles: World according to Garp (Motion picture)
Pan Arts presents
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; a George Roy Hill film ; produced by George Roy Hill, Robert L. Crawford ; based on the novel by John Irving ; screenplay by Steve Tesich ; directed by George Roy Hill.

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Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women.

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