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One true thing (1998)
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Call no.:
DVD 020 986
Title:
One true thing
Originally produced:
1998
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A daughter Ellen, gives up her job and boyfriend to take care of her dying mother. Her father, a gifted professor of an English department, is more occupied with having his life running as smoothly as possible than caring for his wife. Living at home, Ellen discovers many new aspects to her parents' personalities, a father who is human despite his imperfections and a mother who loves her family passionately. When her mother finally dies Ellen is suspected of hastening her death with morphine.
Credits:
Universal Pictures presents a Monarch Pictures/Ufland production ; produced by Harry J. Ufland, Jesse Beaton ; screenplay by Karen Croner ; directed by Carl Franklin.
Edition:
Widescreen presentation.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1999]
Languages:
Includes Spanish and French dubbed versions and subtitles in Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (128 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Monarch Pictures
Director(s):
Franklin, Carl
Screenwriter(s):
Croner, Karen
Producer(s):
Ufland, Harry J
Beaton, Jesse
Cast:
Meryl Streep, Renee Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott, Nicky Katt, Lauren Graham.
Production:
Music by Cliff Eidelman ; editor, Carole Kravetz ; director of photography, Declan Quinn ; executive producers, Williams W. Wilson III, Leslie Morgan ; produced by Harry J. Ufland, Jesse Beaton ; screenplay by Karen Croner ; directed by Carl Franklin.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.
Based on the novel by Anna Quindlen.
Subjects:
Quindlen, Anna Film adaptations.
Mothers and daughters United States Drama.
Euthanasia United States Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
See in Franklin

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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1990s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Spoken language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: One true thing
Director: Franklin, Carl
Actor: Graham, Lauren
Actor: Hurt, William
Actor: Katt, Nicky
Actor: Scott, Tom Everett
Musical score composer: Eidelman, Cliff
Production studio: Monarch Pictures
Production studio: Universal Pictures (Firm)
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes