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The Resource The wife, Sony Pictures Classics and Silver Reel present ; a Meta Film London/Anonymous Content production with Tempo Productions ; in association with Embankment Films, Creative Scotland ; a co-production with Spark Film & TV ; in association with Film i Väst and Chimney ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; directed by Björn Runge

The wife, Sony Pictures Classics and Silver Reel present ; a Meta Film London/Anonymous Content production with Tempo Productions ; in association with Embankment Films, Creative Scotland ; a co-production with Spark Film & TV ; in association with Film i Väst and Chimney ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; directed by Björn Runge

Label
The wife
Title
The wife
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics and Silver Reel present ; a Meta Film London/Anonymous Content production with Tempo Productions ; in association with Embankment Films, Creative Scotland ; a co-production with Spark Film & TV ; in association with Film i Väst and Chimney ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; directed by Björn Runge
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife. Joe's literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950s, and he is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. The Wife interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later--a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love
Cataloging source
MLSOD
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Canadian home video rating: 14A. Mature theme, coarse language
  • MPAA rating: R; language and some sexual content
Language note
In English with optional Spanish language track and English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.W54 2019
PerformerNote
Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Lloyd, Annie Starke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1947-
  • 1985-
  • 1961-
  • 1983-
  • 1988-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Runge, Björn
  • Close, Glenn
  • Pryce, Jonathan
  • Slater, Christian
  • Irons, Max
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Lloyd, Harry
  • Starke, Annie
  • Anderson, Jane
  • Wolitzer, Meg
Runtime
100
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The wife, Sony Pictures Classics and Silver Reel present ; a Meta Film London/Anonymous Content production with Tempo Productions ; in association with Embankment Films, Creative Scotland ; a co-production with Spark Film & TV ; in association with Film i Väst and Chimney ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; directed by Björn Runge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Special features: Keeping secrets, Glenn Close on The wife ; In conversation with the cast of The wife ; Q&A with Glenn Close & author Meg Wolitzer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396543508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 54350
  • 4082600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1078650014
  • (OCoLC)1078650014
System details
Blu-ray, widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The wife, Sony Pictures Classics and Silver Reel present ; a Meta Film London/Anonymous Content production with Tempo Productions ; in association with Embankment Films, Creative Scotland ; a co-production with Spark Film & TV ; in association with Film i Väst and Chimney ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; directed by Björn Runge
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017
  • Special features: Keeping secrets, Glenn Close on The wife ; In conversation with the cast of The wife ; Q&A with Glenn Close & author Meg Wolitzer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396543508
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 54350
  • 4082600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1078650014
  • (OCoLC)1078650014
System details
Blu-ray, widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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