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Vanity Fair (2005)


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Published: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]
Series: Focus Features spotlight series
Edition:  [Widescreen ed.]
Description:  1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1417003596,
Language:  English

Originally released as a motion picture in 2004

Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray

Special features: the women behind 'Vanity fair': the predominantly female cast and crew reveal how they flawlessly portrayed women of the time in London; director's commentary: Mira Nair shares her unique vision and personal inspiration in this insightful discussion; deleted scenes; welcome to 'Vanity fair': a behind-the-scenes look at bringing this timeless story to the big screen

Reese Witherspoon, Eileen Atkins, Jim Broadbent, Gabriel Byrne, Romola Garai, Bob Hoskins, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine McEwan, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality/partial nudity and a brief violent image

DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, single-sided

English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added--05/1 advd

Additional Credits:
Nair, Mira
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-
Atkins, Eileen, 1934-
Broadbent, Jim
Byrne, Gabriel, 1950-
Garai, Romola, 1982-
Danna, Mychael
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Universal Pictures (Firm)

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