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The madness of King George

Author: Nicholas HytnerStephen EvansDavid ParfittNigel HawthorneHelen MirrenAll authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Olive Films, [2017]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late eighteenth century, King George suddenly takes ill in both his body and his head. This starts a round of backstabbing in the English court, as his son, the Prince of Wales, tries to take the throne for himself.
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Genre/Form: Historical films
Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Alan Bennett; George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; Alan Bennett; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Hytner; Stephen Evans; David Parfitt; Nigel Hawthorne; Helen Mirren; Ian Holm; Rupert Everett; Rupert Graves; Amanda Donohoe; Alan Bennett; George Fenton; Tariq Anwar; Andrew Dunn; Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.,; Channel Four Films (Firm),; Close Call Films,; Olive Films,
OCLC Number: 1011631714
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: Wide screen (1.85:1).
Based on Alan Bennett's stage play.
First released as a motion picture in 1994.
Credits: Music adapted by George Fenton ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn.
Cast: Sir Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Everett, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe.
Awards: Academy awards for art direction and set decoration, 1994
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Madness of King George (Motion picture)
Responsibility: The Samuel Goldwyn Company and Channel Four Films present a Close Call Films production ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; produced by Stephen Evans and David Parfitt ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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In the late eighteenth century, King George suddenly takes ill in both his body and his head. This starts a round of backstabbing in the English court, as his son, the Prince of Wales, tries to take the throne for himself.

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