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Swept from the sea / TriStar Pictures ; Phoenix Pictures ; directed by Beeban Kidron ; producers, Polly Tapson, Charles Steele, Beeban Kidron ; written by Tim Willocks.

Standardized Title:
Swept from the sea (Motion picture)
Publication:
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, ©1998.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Shipwrecks -- Drama.
Naufragios -- Teatro.
Shipwrecks.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Romance -- Feature.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Romance films.
Fiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Languages: English, Spanish, French. Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD. Widescreen 2.35:1 and full screen formats. Region 1, NTSC.
Summary:
The film tells Joseph Conrad's story of Russian emigres and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very kind and helps him. Soon he becomes like a son for Dr. James Kennedy and romance between Yanko and Amy follows.
Participant:
Rachel Weisz, Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates, Joss Ackland, Tony Haygarth, Fiona Victory, Tom Bell, Zoe Wanamaker, William Scott Masson, Eve Matheson.
Credits:
Executive producers, Garth Thomas, Tim Willocks ; director of photography, Dick Pope ; editors, Alex Mackie, Andrew Mondshein ; music, John Barry.
Notes:
Based on the short story Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad.
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
Interactive menus: Multiple languages, subtitles, theatrical trailer, scene selections, widescreen & full screen formats.
Contributor:
Tapson, Polly.
Steele, Charles.
Willocks, Tim.
Foster, Amy.
Pope, Dick.
Mackie, Alex.
Mondshein, Andrew.
Kidron, Beeban.
Perez, Vincent, 1964-
Weisz, Rachel, 1970-
McKellen, Ian.
Ackland, Joss, 1928-
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Barry, John, 1933-2011.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Phoenix Pictures.
Tri-Star Pictures.
ISBN:
0767812115
9780767812115
OCLC:
39796658
Publisher Number:
043396216495
21649 Columbia TriStar Home Video
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