Vanity fair [videorecording] / Focus Features presents a Tempesta Films/Granada Film production, a Mira Nair film
DVDs | Universal | 2005 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD V DRAMA)
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Universal City, CA : Universal, .
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Focus Features spotlight series
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, single-sided.
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Reese Witherspoon, Eileen Atkins, Jim Broadbent, Gabriel Byrne, Romola Garai, Bob Hoskins, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine McEwan, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Producers, Janette Day, Donna Gigliotti, Lydia Dean Pilcher ; screenplay, Matthew Faulk & Mark Skeet and Julian Fellowes ; director, Mira Nair ; director of photography, Declan Quinn ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality/partial nudity and a brief violent image.
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband.
Special features: the women behind 'Vanity fair': the predominantly female cast and crew reveal how they flawlessly portrayed women of the time in London; director's commentary: Mira Nair shares her unique vision and personal inspiration in this insightful discussion; deleted scenes; welcome to 'Vanity fair': a behind-the-scenes look at bringing this timeless story to the big screen.
Vanity fair (Motion picture : 2004)