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Iris (2002, original release: 2001)
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Call Number DVD/DRAMA/IRIS


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Published: Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2002], c2001
Description:  1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English


Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001

Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris and Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley

Special features: a look at "Iris"; a special message from David Hyde Pierce; Alzheimer's Association honors "Iris" and Jim Broadbent

Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton

Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's

MPAA rating: R

DVD

Closed-captioned

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Murdoch, Iris -- Marriage
Bayley, John, -- 1925- -- Marriage
Women novelists, English -- Biography -- 20th century
Alzheimer's disease -- Biography -- Patients
Feature films
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DVD
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Added--02/8

Additional Credits:
Fox, Robert, 1952-
Rudin, Scott, 1958-
Eyre, Richard, 1943-
Wood, Charles, 1932-
Dench, Judi, 1934-
Broadbent, Jim
Winslet, Kate
Bonneville, Hugh
Wilton, Penelope, 1946-
Bayley, John, 1925-
Miramax Films
BBC Films
Intermedia Films
Mirage Enterprises
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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