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Title Possession [videorecording] / Focus Features and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Baltimore/Spring Creek Pictures production in association with Contagious Films ; producers, Paul Weinstein, Barry Levinson ; screenplay, David Henry Hwang, Laura Jones, Neil LaBute ; director, Neil LaBute.
Publication Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2002]
Copyright date ©2002
Edition Widescreen [edition].
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby
video file
Call # DVD
System Req DVD, Dolby.
Note Closed-captioned.
Based on the novel by A.S. Byatt.
Videodisc release of the 2002 motion picture.
Special features included.
Cast Gwyneth Paltrow, Aaron Eckhart, Jeremy Northam, Jennifer Ehle, Lena Headey, Toby Stephens, Tom Hollander.
Credits Director of photography, Jean-Yves Escoffier ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Gabriel Vared ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Luciana Arrighi.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Summary Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets.
Subject Love poetry -- Drama.
Poetry -- History and criticism -- Drama.
Poets -- Drama.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre Romance films.
Addl. Author Weinstein, Paul.
Levinson, Barry.
Hwang, David Henry, 1957-
Jones, Laura, 1951-
LaBute, Neil.
Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972-
Eckhart, Aaron.
Northam, Jeremy, 1961-
Ehle, Jennifer, 1969-
Headey, Lena.
Stephens, Toby, 1969-
Hollander, Tom, 1967-
Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- Possession.
Focus Features.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Baltimore Pictures (Firm)
Spring Creek Productions.
Contagious Films.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
ISBN 0783273355
Standard # 025192240324

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