On Golden Pond (1981)
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DVD 012 712
On Golden Pond
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging.
Lord Grade ; ITC Films/IPC Films production ; screenplay by Ernest Thompson ; produced by Bruce Gilbert ; directed by Mark Rydell.
Special ed. ; widescreen format.
Santa Monica, CA : Carlton International Media : Artisan Home Entertainment, c2003.
1 DVD (105 min.) : sound, color
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Lord Grade (Firm)
ITC Films (Firm)
IPC Films (Firm)
Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon, Dabney Coleman, William Lanteau, Christopher Rydell, Troy Garity.
Director of photography, Billy Williams ; editor, Robert L. Wolfe ; music, David Grusin.
Based on the play by Ernest Thompson.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
DVD release of the 1981 motion picture.
Special features: documentary, Reflections on Golden Pond a trbute to the work of cinematographer Billy Williams; commentary Track with writer Ernest Thompson, the writer of the Broadway play; Katherine Hepburn tribute documentary.
Thompson, Ernest, 1949- Film adaptations.
Older people Drama.
Intergenerational relations Drama.
Fathers and daughters Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.