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The Resource Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet

Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet

Label
Wit
Title
Wit
Statement of responsibility
HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Additional physical form
Also issued in VHS format.
Awards note
  • Primetime Emmy Awards, 2001: won 3 Emmys out of 7 nominations: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Mike Nichols) ; Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special ; Outstanding Made for Television Movie
  • National Board of Review, 2001: won NBR Award for Best Film Made for Cable TV.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Wit (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, John Bloom ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Stuart Wurtzel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English and Spanish language soundtracks (stereo) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
NLM call number
WB 310
NLM item number
E2439w 2001
PerformerNote
Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald, Jonathan M. Woodward, Harold Pinter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1938-
  • 1934-
  • 1930-2008
  • 1967-
  • 1935-
  • 1931-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nichols, Mike
  • Thompson, Emma
  • Bosanquet, Simon
  • Lloyd, Christopher
  • Atkins, Eileen
  • McDonald, Audra
  • Woodward, Jonathan M
  • Pinter, Harold
  • McGarvey, Seamus
  • Bloom, John
  • Roth, Ann
  • Wurtzel, Stuart
  • Edson, Margaret
  • HBO Films
  • Avenue Pictures
  • HBO Video (Firm)
Runtime
99
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  • Edson, Margaret
  • Edson, Margaret
  • Cancer in women
  • Women college teachers
  • English teachers
  • Medicine in motion pictures
  • English teachers
  • Medicine in motion pictures
  • Women college teachers
  • Terminally Ill
  • Attitude to Death
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Drama
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-cable motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson
  • Special features include: cast and director biographies ; chapter selection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • tdi
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: cast and director biographies ; chapter selection
Control code
ocm47745305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterbox ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9780783118413
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359178122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47745305
System details
DVD; Region 1; 16x9 Letterbox; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wit, HBO Films presents an Avenue Pictures production ; a film by Mike Nichols ; directed by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Emma Thompson & Mike Nichols ; produced by Simon Bosanquet
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a made-for-cable motion picture in 2001
  • Based on the 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson
  • Special features include: cast and director biographies ; chapter selection
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • spoken word
Content type code
  • tdi
  • spw
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: cast and director biographies ; chapter selection
Control code
ocm47745305
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterbox ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9780783118413
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
026359178122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
91781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47745305
System details
DVD; Region 1; 16x9 Letterbox; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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