Notes on a scandal [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures and DNA Films presents in assocation with the UK Film Council and BBC Films
DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | 2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD N DRAMA)
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Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; English 5.1 Dolby surround, French and Spanish Dolby surround.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy.
Screenplay, Patrick Marber ; producers, Scott Rudin and Robert Fox ; director, Richard Eyre ; director of photography, Chris Menges ; editors, John Bloom, Antonia Van Drimmelen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the book by Zoe Heller.
MPAA rating: R; for language and some aberrant sexual content.
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. When Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, she realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes.
Special features: commentary by the director ; behind the scenes featurette ; conversation with Cate Blanchett and Bill Nighy ; in character with Cate Blanchett.
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