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Uniform Title Enchanted April (Motion picture)
Title Enchanted April [videorecording] / a BBC Films production in association with Miramax Films and Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell.
Published Burbank, CA : Miramax Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]
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 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997 .E53 2009    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Miramax award-winning collection.
Credits Photography, Rex Maidment ; music, Richard Rodney Bennett ; editor, Dick Allen.
Note Based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992.
Special features: Audio commentary with filmmakers.
System Reqs DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Cast Miranda Richardson, Josie Lawrence, Polly Walker, Joan Plowright, Alfred Molina, Michael Kitchen, Jim Broadbent.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for some mild language.
Summary London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside Italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible.
Awards Golden Globes (1993): Best actress, comedy (Miranda Richardson) ; Best supporting actress (Joan Plowright).
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Subject Married women -- England -- London -- Drama.
Widows -- England -- London -- Drama.
Nobility -- England -- London -- Drama.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Vacations -- Italy -- Drama.
Genre Motion pictures, British.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Scott, Ann, Producer.
Barnes, Peter, 1931-2004, Screenwriter.
Newell, Mike, 1942- Director.
Richardson, Miranda, Actor.
Lawrence, Josie, Actor.
Walker, Polly, Actor.
Plowright, Joan, Actor.
Molina, Alfred, 1953- Actor.
Kitchen, Michael, 1948- Actor.
Broadbent, Jim, Actor.
Bennett, Richard Rodney, Composer.
Von Arnim, Elizabeth, 1866-1941. Enchanted April.
BBC Films.
Greenpoint Films.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788895001
9780788895005
Standard # 031398137405
786936788563
Publisher # 101160 Miramax Home Entertainment
30446 Miramax
OCLC number 302419052