The duchess [videorecording] / Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films present ; in association with Pathé Renn Production and BIM Distribuzione ; a Qwerty Films, Magnolia Mae Films production
Blu-rays | Paramount Home Entertainment | c2008 | [Blu-ray version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY D DRAMA)
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 1080p High Definition; 5.1 Dolby TrueHD (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (French or Spanish).
Blue-ray disc. Will not play in standard DVD players.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH), French, Portuguese, or Spanish.
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney.
Producers, Gabrielle Tana, Michael Kuhn ; screenplay, Jeffrey Hatcher and Anders Thomas Jensen and Saul Dibb ; director, Saul Dibb ; director of photography, Gyula Pados ; editor, Masahiro Hirakubo ; music by 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 marital 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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