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Title The eclipse / Magnolia Pictures ; Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board ; RadioTelefís Éireann and Broadcasting Commisson of Ireland present a Treasure Entertainment production ; a film by Conor McPherson ; produced by Robert Walpole ; written by Conor McPherson and Billy Roche ; directed by Conor McPherson.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2010.
2009.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD ECLIPSE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD ECLIPSE    DUE 08-15-22
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD ECLIPSE    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on "Tales from Rainwater Pond" by Billy Roche.
Special features: Making of the Eclipse ; HDNet: A look at the eclipse.
Credits Cinematography by Ivan McCullough, film editing by Emer Reynolds.
Cast Aidan Quinn, Ciarán Hinds, Iben Hjejle, Dorothy Cotter, Eanna Hardwicke, Hannah Lynch, Jim Norton, Hilary O'Shaughnessy.
Summary Michael Farr (Ciarán Hinds), a teacher raising his two kids alone since his wife died two years earlier, has been seeing and hearing strange things late at night. He isn't sure if he is having nightmares, or if he's experiencing a haunting. Working as a volunteer for an international literary festival, he is assigned to Lena Morelle (Iben Hjejle), an author of books about ghosts and the supernatural. Establishing a rapport with one another, Michael opens up and shares his terrifying experiences with her. However, Lena's attention is distracted by another novelist, Nicholas Holden (Aidan Quinn), with whom she had a brief affair. The trajectories of these three people lead them into a life-altering collision where the challenges of love, fear of the unknown, and release from the burden of grief are explored.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and some disturbing images.
System Details DVD, 2.00:1 widescreen ; 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby digital.
Language English dialogue; Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Widowers -- Ireland -- Cork (County) -- Drama.
Teachers -- Ireland -- Cork (County) -- Drama.
Authors -- Relations with men -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Ireland -- Cork (County) -- Drama.
Ghost plays -- Ireland -- Cork (County)
Grief -- Ireland -- Cork (County) -- Drama.
Suspense films.
Maestros -- Irlanda -- Cork (Condado) -- Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Irlanda -- Cork (Condado) -- Teatro.
Feature films.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Added Author Hinds, Ciarán, 1953- Actor.
Hjejle, Iben, 1971- Actor.
Quinn, Aidan. Actor.
Cotter, Dorothy, 1981- Actor.
Hardwicke, Eanna. Actor.
Lynch, Hannah. Actor.
O'Shaughnessy, Hilary. Actor.
Norton, Jim. Actor.
Walpole, Robert. Producer.
McPherson, Conor, 1971- Director. Screenwriter.
Roche, Billy. Screenwriter.
Bord Scannán na hÉireann.
Broadcasting Commission of Ireland.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann.
Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 876964003032
Music No. 10303 Magnolia Home Entertainment
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