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Title Paradise road [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Village Roadshow Pictures production in association with YTC Motion Picture Investments and Planet Pictures ; produced by Sue Milliken & Greg Coote ; written and directed by Bruce Beresford.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Paradise Road    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Anamorphic widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 or surround.
Language English or dubbed French language soundtrack with subtitles available in Spanish.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Ehle, Julianna Margulies.
Credits Director of photography, Peter James ; composer, Ross Edwards ; editor, Tim Wellburn.
Note "Based on a story by David Giles & Martin Meader."
Aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Summary Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Drama.
Prisoners of war -- Indonesia -- Sumatra -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Music and the war -- Drama.
Music -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Music in prisons -- Drama.
Music therapy -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form War.
Subject Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Beresford, Bruce.
Milliken, Sue, 1940-
Coote, Greg, 1942- Producer.
Close, Glenn, 1947- Actor.
McDormand, Frances, 1957-
Collins, Pauline, 1940- Actor.
Blanchett, Cate, 1969- Actor.
Ehle, Jennifer, 1969- Actor.
Margulies, Julianna, 1966- Actor.
Edwards, Ross. Composer.
Fox Searchlight Pictures. Producer.
Village Roadshow Pictures. Producer.
YTC Motion Picture Investments (Firm) Producer.
Planet Pictures (Firm) Producer.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. Distributor.
Music No. 2001218 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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