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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 V<U+00de>ast and Chimney ; directed by Bj<U+00de>orn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager S?rensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber, (DVD)

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 V<U+00de>ast and Chimney ; directed by Bj<U+00de>orn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager S?rensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber, (DVD)

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 V<U+00de>ast and Chimney ; directed by Bj<U+00de>orn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager S?rensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
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 is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe's literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950s. 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
Member of
Cataloging source
MLSOD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Wife (Motion picture)
  • Wife (Motion picture)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Costume designer, Trisha Biggar ; production design, Mark Leese ; music, Jocelyn Pook ; editor, Lena Runge ; director of photography, Ulf Brantås
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; language and some sexual content
Language note
In English or Spanish; 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, Christian Slater, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Lloyd, Annie Starke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1954-
  • 1974-
  • 1973-
  • 1969-
  • 1947-
  • 1985-
  • 1961-
  • 1983-
  • 1988-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Runge, Björn
  • Anderson, Jane
  • Swedlin, Rosalie
  • Foldager, Meta Louise
  • Tempest, Piers
  • Bamford, Jo
  • Bluemhuber, Claudia
  • Close, Glenn
  • Slater, Christian
  • Pryce, Jonathan
  • Irons, Max
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Lloyd, Harry
  • Starke, Annie
  • Biggar, Trisha
  • Leese, Mark
  • Pook, Jocelyn
  • Runge, Lena
  • Brantås, Ulf
  • Wolitzer, Meg
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Silver Reel (Firm)
  • Meta Film London
  • Anonymous Content (Firm)
  • Tempo Productions (Great Britain)
  • Embankment Films
  • Creative Scotland (Organization)
  • Spark Film & TV
  • Film i Väst (Firm)
  • Chimney (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors' spouses
  • Authorship
  • Fiction
  • Novelists
  • Married women
  • Husband and wife
  • Authors' spouses
  • Fiction
  • Married women
  • Married women
  • Authorship
  • Authors' spouses
  • Fiction
  • Authorship
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 V<U+00de>ast and Chimney ; directed by Bj<U+00de>orn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager S?rensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2018
  • 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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396543478
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
54347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1077721698
  • 2477571
  • (OCoLC)1077721698
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
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 V<U+00de>ast and Chimney ; directed by Bj<U+00de>orn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager S?rensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2018
  • 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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396543478
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Publisher number
54347
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1077721698
  • 2477571
  • (OCoLC)1077721698
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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