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The World according to Garp

Author: John IrvingGeorge Roy HillRobert L CrawfordSteve TesichRobin WilliamsAll authors
Publisher: Solna, Sweden : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView 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: Comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
DVD
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Irving; George Roy Hill; Robert L Crawford; Steve Tesich; Robin Williams; Mary Beth Hurt; Glenn Close; John Lithgow; Swoosie Kurtz; Jessica Tandy; Hume Cronyn; David Shire; Stephen A Rotter; Miroslav Ondříček; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Pan Arts (Firm); Warner Bros. Entertainment.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 156177644
Language Note: In English, German and Spanish, with optional English, German, Spanish ... [et al.] subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music adapted by David Shire ; editor, Stephen A. Rotter ; director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek.
Cast: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Swoosie Kurtz, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn.
Target Audience: Censorship rating: M, 15+.
Description: 1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (code 2) ; 16:9, aspect ratio 1.85:1, suitable for all TV screen ; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 2.0., mono ; dual-layer format.; PAL.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; Pan Arts presents ; 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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