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Uniform Title Great expectations (Motion picture : 1998)
Title Great expectations / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; an Art Linson production ; an Alfonso Cuarón film ; screenplay by Mitch Glazer ; produced by Art Linson ; directed by Alfonso Cuarón.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [1997]
©1999

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD GREAT EXPECTATIONS    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD GREAT EXPECTATIONS    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD GREAT    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD GREAT EXPECTATIONS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD GREAT    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD GREAT EXPECTATIONS    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD GREAT    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD GREAT    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Note Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Cast Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro, Josh Mostel, Kim Dickens, Nell Campbell, Gabriel Mick.
Credits Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki; edited by Steven Weisberg ; music by Patrick Doyle ; production designer, Tony Burrough ; artwork by Francisco Clemente.
Note Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1997.
Audience MPAA Rating: Rated R for language and some sexuality.
Summary Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella.
Contents Main titles -- Fugitive -- Land time forgot -- She wants Finn -- Miss Dinsmoor -- That first kiss -- Estella's escort -- Miss Dinsmoor's theory -- Secret benefactor -- New York -- Here we go -- Portrait of Estella -- Perfect together -- Born again -- He wants to marry me -- Lovers' dance -- Here comes success -- Broken heart -- Arthur Lustig -- One good thing -- Going home -- End titles.
Note Special features: Theatrical trailers (15 min.).
Language In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Love -- Drama.
Artists -- Drama.
Benefactors -- Drama.
Social classes -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Young men -- United States -- Drama.
Inheritance and succession -- Drama.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Linson, Art.
Cuarón, Alfonso.
Glazer, Mitch.
Hawke, Ethan, 1970-
Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972-
Azaria, Hank, 1964-
Cooper, Chris, 1951-
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005.
De Niro, Robert.
Mostel, Josh.
Dickens, Kim, 1965-
Little Nell
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Art Linson Productions.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543000051
Music No. 2000005 Twentieth Century Fox Home Video
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