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Stage beauty (2004)
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Call no.:
DVD 012 542
Title:
Stage beauty
Originally produced:
2004
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performace of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself.
Credits:
Qwerty Films, Artisan Entertainment presents a Tribeca production in association with N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co. KG, BBC Films and Artisan Entertainment, a Richard Eyre film ; produced by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Hardy Justice ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher ; directed by Richard Eyre.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Entertainment : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2005.
Languages:
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (110 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Qwerty Films (Firm)
Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
Tribeca Productions
N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co
BBC Films
Director(s):
Eyre, Richard
Screenwriter(s):
Hatcher, Jeffrey
Producer(s):
De Niro, Robert
Rosenthal, Jane
Justice, Hardy
Cast:
Bill Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Chaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Richard Griffiths, Edward Fox, Zoë Tapper.
Production:
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Tim Hatley ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 1.78:1.
Based on the play "Compleat female stage beauty" by Jeffrey Hatcher.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: Commentary; interviews; behind-the-scenes; trailers.
Subjects:
Hatcher, Jeffrey, 1957- Film adaptations.
Actors England London Drama.
Actresses England London Drama.
Desdemona (Fictitious character) Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Motion pictures, German.
Motion pictures, American.
Genre:
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Historical films
Genre: Motion pictures, British
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Title: Stage beauty
Director: Eyre, Richard
Actor: Chaplin, Ben
Actor: Crudup, Billy
Actor: Danes, Claire
Actor: Everett, Rupert
Musical score composer: Fenton, George
Production studio: Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
Production studio: BBC Films
Production studio: N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co
Production studio: Qwerty Films (Firm)
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No