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Desert hearts / Samuel Goldwyn Company ; a Donna Deitch film ; screenplay by Natalie Cooper ; produced and directed by Donna Deitch.

Publication:
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded leaf : color illustrations ; 17 cm.)
4 3/4 in.
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Edition:
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Series:
Criterion collection ; 902.
Criterion collection ; 902
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Subjects:
Rule, Jane -- Film adaptations.
Lesbians -- Nevada -- Reno -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Nevada -- Reno -- Drama.
Reno (Nev.) -- Drama.
Female friendship.
Lesbians.
Nevada -- Reno.
Form/Genre:
Romance films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.85.1)
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranch owner's daughter.
Participant:
Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers, Gwenn Wells, Dean Butler, James Staley, Katie Labourdette.
Credits:
Director of photography, Robert Elswit; editor, Robert Estrin.
Notes:
Based on Desert of the heart / by Jane Rule.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1985.
Special features: new, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Robert Elswit; audio commentary from 2007 featuring director Donna Deitch; new conversation between Deitch and actor Jane Lynch; Remembering Reno, a new program featuring Deitch, Elswit, and production designer Jeannine Oppewall about the film's visual style; new interviews with actors Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau; excerpt from Fiction and truths: a film about Jane Rule, a 1994 documentary about the author of Desert of the heart, the 1964 novel on which the film is based; an essay by critic B. Ruby Rich on insert.
Contributor:
Deitch, Donna, 1945- film producer, film director.
Cooper, Natalie, screenwriter.
Charbonneau, Patricia, actor.
Shaver, Helen (Helen Jane), 1951- actor.
Samuel Goldwyn Co., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681433752
1681433753
OCLC:
1005672451
Publisher Number:
715515206013
CC2825D The Criterion Collection