The Resource Enchanted April, An Alliance Films release ; Miramax Films ; a BBC Films production in association with Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell, (videorecording)

Enchanted April, An Alliance Films release ; Miramax Films ; a BBC Films production in association with Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell, (videorecording)

Label
Enchanted April
Title
Enchanted April
Statement of responsibility
An Alliance Films release ; Miramax Films ; a BBC Films production in association with Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 note
Golden Globe: Best actress in a supoprting role, Best Costume Design, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (1993)
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Rex Maidment ; music, Richard Rodney Bennett
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Miranda Richardson, Josie Lawrence, Polly Walker, Joan Plowright, Alfred Molina, Michael Kitchen, Jim Broadbent
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1953-
  • 1948-
  • 1866-1941
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newell, Mike
  • Richardson, Miranda
  • Lawrence, Josie
  • Walker, Polly
  • Plowright, Joan
  • Molina, Alfred
  • Kitchen, Michael
  • Broadbent, Jim
  • Von Arnim, Elizabeth
  • Miramax Films
  • Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
  • Alliance Films
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Von Arnim, Elizabeth
  • Widows
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Female friendship
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Enchanted April, An Alliance Films release ; Miramax Films ; a BBC Films production in association with Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: Audio commentary with filmmakers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935572497
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
572597
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00231748
  • 837809
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Enchanted April, An Alliance Films release ; Miramax Films ; a BBC Films production in association with Greenpoint Films ; producer, Ann Scott ; screenplay by Peter Barnes ; directed by Mike Newell, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1992
  • Special features: Audio commentary with filmmakers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (93 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935572497
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
572597
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00231748
  • 837809
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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