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The hours [videorecording] / [presented by] Paramount Pictures and Miramax Films ; produced by Scott Rudin, Robert Fox ; screenplay by David Hare ; directed by Stephen Daldry.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

In 1923, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HOU (Text) 33892004196094 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/29/2004 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792189744
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special collector's edition; full screen version.
  • Publisher: [Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Michael Cunningham.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Commentary by Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman; commentary by director Stephen Daldry and novelist Michael Cunningham; introduction by the filmmakers; 4 featurettes: "Three women", "The mind and times of Virginia Woolf", "The music of The hours", "The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway"; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, Peter Boyle ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Participant or Performer Note:
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson.
Summary, etc.:
In 1923, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images and brief language.
System Details Note:
DVD, Hi-fi stereo. Dolby surround.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Nicole Kidman) -- Golden Globe, 2003: Best Motion Picture--Drama; Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture--Drama (Nicole Kidman)
Subject: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 > Influence > Drama.
Women > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Women > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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