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Author: Naomi WattsSara ColletonJean-François FonluptMark GillSanping Han; et al; All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Melodrama
Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction films
Medical drama
Love stories
Romance
Medical
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Watts; Sara Colleton; Jean-François Fonlupt; Mark Gill; Sanping Han; Edward Norton; Ron Nyswaner; John Curran; Liev Schreiber; Toby Jones; Diana Rigg; Juliet Howland; Anthony Wong; Maggie Steed; Lorraine Laurence; Johnny Lee; Li Feng; Alexandre Desplat; W Somerset Maugham; Bob Yari Productions.; Mark Gordon Company.; Warner Home Video (Firm); et al
ISBN: 1419818198 9781419818196
OCLC Number: 85856292
Language Note: Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Notes: Based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Stuart Dryburgh is a New Zealander.
Credits: Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; art director, Peta Lawson ; editor, Alexandre de Franceschi ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; visual effects supervisor, Paul Butterworth ; piano soloist, Lang Lang.
Cast: Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Juliet Howland, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Maggie Steed, Lorraine Laurence, Johnny Lee, Li Feng.
Awards: Golden Globes (USA), 2007: Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Alexandre Desplat)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature sexual situations, partial nudity, disturbing images and brief drug content.
Description: 1 DVD (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "letterbox" format --
Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 --
Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish.
Responsibility: Warner Independent Pictures and Bob Yari Production ; Yari Film Groups releasing ; the Mark Gordon Company presents ; a Collector Company Class 5 Films ; Dragon Studios Production ; a Warner China Film HG Corporation Co-Production ; produced by Sara Colleton ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Ron Nyswaner ; directed by John Curran.

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Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth.

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