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The ballad of the sad café [videorecording] / a Merchant Ivory Productions in association with Film Four International ; directed by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst.

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  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at PINES.

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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Friedman Branch Library
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Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Montreal, Que. : Alliance Atlantis, [2001]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Based on the story by Carson McCullers and the play by Edward Albee.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Walter Lassally ; editor, Andrew Marcus ; music, Richard Robbins.
Participant or Performer:
Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, Rod Steiger, Cork Hubbert, Austin Pendleton, Beth Dixon, Lanny Flaherty, Mert Hatfield, Earl Hindman, Anne Pitoniak.
Summary, etc.:
Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatened with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband.
Target Audience:
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full frame, Dolby stereo 2.0.
English and French versions.
Subject: Restaurateurs > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Southern States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Film adaptations.

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