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The Resource Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Mike Nichols ; producer, Simon Bosanquet ; screenplay writers, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols ; director, Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Mike Nichols ; producer, Simon Bosanquet ; screenplay writers, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols ; director, Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Wit
Title
Wit
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Mike Nichols ; producer, Simon Bosanquet ; screenplay writers, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols ; director, Mike Nichols
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life until she is diagnosed with cancer. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive, and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey; editor, John Bloom; costume designer, Ann Roth; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Edson, Margaret
  • HBO Films
  • Avenue Pictures
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer in women
  • Women college teachers
  • English teachers
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Mike Nichols ; producer, Simon Bosanquet ; screenplay writers, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols ; director, Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videocassette release of the 2001 made-for-cable motion picture
  • Based on the 1993 play by Margaret Edson in the book in the following call number: BZ 4.6 E24
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
000158322
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780783118413
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359178122
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000158322
  • (OCoLC)47745305
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production, a film by Mike Nichols ; producer, Simon Bosanquet ; screenplay writers, Emma Thompson, Mike Nichols ; director, Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videocassette release of the 2001 made-for-cable motion picture
  • Based on the 1993 play by Margaret Edson in the book in the following call number: BZ 4.6 E24
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
000158322
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9780783118413
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359178122
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
91781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000158322
  • (OCoLC)47745305
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
laserdisc

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