Vanity fair
(DVD)

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Published
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005].
Edition
[Full screen ed.].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality/partial nudity and a brief violent image.
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DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1417027460, 9781417027460
UPC
025192624629

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General Note
Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
General Note
Special features: the women behind 'Vanity fair': the predominantly female cast and crew reveal how they flawlessly portrayed women of the time in London; director's commentary: Mira Nair shares her unique vision and personal inspiration in this insightful discussion; deleted scenes; welcome to 'Vanity fair': a behind-the-scenes look at bringing this timeless story to the big screen.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Declan Quinn ; editor, Allyson C. Johnson ; music, Mychael Danna ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Participants/Performers
Reese Witherspoon, Eileen Atkins, Jim Broadbent, Gabriel Byrne, Romola Garai, Bob Hoskins, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine McEwan, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Description
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality/partial nudity and a brief violent image.
System Details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, single-sided.
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles; close-captioned.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Nair, M., Day, J., Gigliotti, D., Pilcher, L. D., Faulk, M., Skeet, M., Fellowes, J., Witherspoon, R., Purefoy, J., Atkins, E., Broadbent, J., Byrne, G., Garai, R., Quinn, D., Danna, M., & Thackeray, W. M. (2005). Vanity fair. [Full screen ed.]. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mira. Nair et al.. 2005. Vanity Fair. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mira. Nair et al., Vanity Fair. Universal City, CA: Universal, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Nair, Mira., et al. Vanity Fair. [Full screen ed.]. Universal City, CA: Universal, 2005. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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