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DVD 024 941
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with its irrevocable consequence.
Miramax Films presents ; a film by John Patrick Shanley ; a Scott Rudin production ; produced by Scott Rudin, Mark Roybal ; written for the screen and directed by John Patrick Shanley.
Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2009.
English or French dialogue; optional Spanish or English subtitles.
1 DVD (ca. 103 min.) : sound, color
Shanley, John Patrick
Shanley, John Patrick
Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, Alice Drummond, Audrie Neenan, Susan Blommaert, Carrie Preston, John Costelloe, Lloyd Clay Brown, Joseph Foster II.
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Dylan Tichenor ; music, Howard Shore.
Based on the play by John Patrick Shanley.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Bonus features: From stage to screen; the cast of Doubt; scoring Doubt; Sisters of Charity; audio commentary by writer/director John Patrick Shanley.
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired.