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Title The hours / Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Fox ; screenplay by David Hare ; directed by Stephen Daldry
Edition Special collector's edition
Published Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  791.4372 Rud/Hou  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Paramount DVD widescreen collection series [DVD]
Paramount DVD full screen collection series [DVD]
Paramount DVD widescreen collection series
Paramount DVD full screen collection series
Summary In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it
Home use only
Notes Digital video disc
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
Based on the book by Michael Cunningham
Special features: Commentary by Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman; commentary by directorStephen Daldry and novelist Michael Cunningham; introduction by the filmmakers; 4 featurettes: "Three women", "The mind and times of Virginia Woolf", "The music of The hours", "The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway"; theatrical trailer
For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
Some copies are Full screen (M, FH, G), some Widescreen (PP)
Credits Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, Peter Boyle ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic
Cast Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson
Audience Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Notes DVD ; full screen presentation
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Cunningham, Michael, 1952- Hours -- Film and video adaptations
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- Influence -- Fiction.
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Women -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Feature films.
Author Rudin, Scott, 1958-
Fox, Robert, 1952-
Hare, David, 1947-
Daldry, Stephen.
Streep, Meryl.
Moore, Julianne.
Kidman, Nicole, 1967-
Harris, Ed, 1950-
Collette, Toni.
Danes, Claire, 1979-
Daniels, Jeff, 1955-
Dillane, Stephen, 1956-
Janney, Allison.
Reilly, John C., 1965-
Richardson, Miranda.
Glass, Philip.
Cunningham, Michael, 1952- Hours.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Miramax Films.
Paramount Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0792192435
0792192427 (Widescreen)
9780792192428 (Widescreen)