Iris

Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly g...

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Main Author: Horner, James (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Miramax Films., BBC Films., Intermedia Films., Mirage Enterprises (Firm), Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm), Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Eyre, Richard, 1943- (Screenwriter), Fox, Robert, 1952- (Producer), Rudin, Scott, 1958- (Producer), Wood, Charles, 1932-2020 (Screenwriter), Dench, Judi, 1934- (Actor), Broadbent, Jim (Actor), Winslet, Kate (Actor), Bonneville, Hugh (Actor), Wilton, Penelope, 1946- (Actor), Pratt, Roger., Walsh, Martin, -1977 (Editor), Myers, Ruth., Jackson, Gemma, 1951-, Bayley, John, 1925-2015.
Language:English
French
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Summary:Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris, and, Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley.
Special features: a look at "Iris" ; a special message from David Hyde Pierce ; Alzheimer's Association honors "Iris" and Jim Broadbent.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Audience:MPAA rating: R.
Awards:Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jim Broadbent)
Production Credits:Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; editor, Martin Walsh ; music composed & conducted by James Horner ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Gemma Jackson.

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Call Number: PN1997.D7 I757 2012
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