The duchess [videorecording] / Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films presents in association with Pathé Renn Productions and BIM Distribuzione ; Qwerty Films ; Magnolia Mae Films
DVDs | Paramount Home Entertainment | 2008 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD D DRAMA)
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2008.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper.
Producer, Michael Kuhn, Gabrielle Tana ; screenplay, Jeffrey Hatcher and Anders Thomas Jensen and Saul Dibb ; director, Saul Dibb ; director of photography, Gyula Pados ; editor, Masahiro Hirakubo ; music, Rachel Portman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the book "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire" by Amanda Foreman.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content, brief nudity and thematic material.
Chronicles the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. She was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life. She was a vibrant beauty and celebrity of her time. Georgiana is trapped in an unhappy marrital triangle with her husband and his live-in mistress. She falls passionately in love with Earl Grey, an ambitious young politician, and the affair causes a bitter conflict with her husband and threatens to erupt into a scandal. Now she must face an agonizing choice between her hopeless but passionate love affair or her responsibilities as a duchess.
Special features: making of the film ; Georgiana in her own words ; costume diary.
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