Stage beauty [videorecording] / Qwerty Films, Artisan Entertainment presents a Tribeca production in association with N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co. KG, BBC Films and Artisan Entertainment, a Richard Eyre film
DVDs | distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment | 2005 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S DRAMA)
Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Entertainment : distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Bill Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, Ben Chaplin, Hugh Bonneville, Richard Griffiths, Edward Fox, Zoë Tapper.
Producers, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Hardy Justice ; screenplay, Jeffrey Hatcher ; director, Richard Eyre ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Tim Hatley ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Based on the play "Compleat female stage beauty" by Jeffrey Hatcher.
MPAA rating: R; for sexual content and language.
Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performace of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself.
Special features: commentary ; interviews ; behind-the-scenes ; trailers.
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