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Uniform Title Wit (Motion picture)
Title Wit [videorecording] / HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet.

Imprint New York, NY : HBO Home Video, 2001.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4372 W77 2001    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Region 1; 16x9 Letterbox; Dolby suround.
Language English and Spanish language soundtracks (stereo) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter.
Credits Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, John Bloom ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel.
Note Originally released as a made-for-cable motion picture in 2001.
Based on the 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson.
Special features include: cast and director biographies ; chapter selection.
Summary An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devasting illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Subject Cancer in women -- Treatment -- Drama.
Women college teachers -- Drama.
English teachers -- Drama.
Edson, Margaret, 1961- -- Film and video adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Medical drama (Films)
Subject Medicine in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nichols, Mike.
Thompson, Emma.
Bosanquet, Simon, 1948-
Lloyd, Christopher, 1938-
Atkins, Eileen, 1934-
McDonald, Audra.
Woodward, Jonathan M.
Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008.
McGarvey, Seamus, 1967-
Bloom, John.
Roth, Ann, 1931-
Wurtzel, Stuart.
Edson, Margaret, 1961- Wit.
HBO Films.
Avenue Pictures.
HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN 0783118414
9780783118413
Standard No. 026359178122
Music No. 91781 HBO Home Video
Standard No. NZ1 11668145
AU@ 000043784020

 
    
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