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The wife [videorecording] / 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 Väst and Chimney ; directed by Björn L Runge ; screenplay by Jane Anderson ; produced by Rosalie Swedlin and Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen ; producers, Piers Tempest, Jo Bamford, Claudia Bluemhuber.

Runge, Björn, 1961- (film director). Anderson, Jane, 1954- (screenwriter). Swedlin, Rosalie (Producer), (film producer). Foldager, Meta Louise, 1974- (film producer). Tempest, Piers, 1973- (film producer). Bamford, Jo, (film producer). Bluemhuber, Claudia, 1969- (film producer). Close, Glenn, 1947- (actor). Slater, Christian, (actor). Pryce, Jonathan, (actor). Irons, Max, 1985- (actor). McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- (actor). Lloyd, Harry, 1983- (actor). Starke, Annie, 1988- (actor). Biggar, Trisha, (costume designer). Leese, Mark, (production designer). Pook, Jocelyn, (composer (expression)). Runge, Lena, 1959- (editor of moving image work). Brantås, Ulf, (director of photography). Wolitzer, Meg. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Wife. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm), (presenter). Silver Reel (Firm), (presenter). Meta Film London, (production company). Anonymous Content (Firm), (production company). Tempo Productions (Great Britain), (production company). Embankment Films, (production company). Creative Scotland (Organization), (production company). Spark Film & TV, (production company). Film i Väst (Firm), (production company). Chimney (Firm), (production company). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher). Glenn Close, Christian Slater, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Lloyd, Annie Starke. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 54 of 60 copies available at NC Cardinal.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Haywood County Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 60 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cleveland County Main Library DVD WIF (Text) 22281500072877 Adult Video Available -
Cliffdale Library DVD W (Text) 31781064374265 Adult Video Available -
Columbus Library DVD DRAMA WIF (Text) 31250200070537 Adult DVD New Available -
Columbus Library DVD DRAMA WIF (Text) 31250200071509 Adult DVD New Available -
Cumberland Headquarters DVD W (Text) 31781064374299 Adult Video Available -
Danbury Public Library DVD (Text) 30672100380831 Adult DVD Fiction Available -
East Regional Library DVD W (Text) 31781066090257 Adult Video Available -
Elkin Public Library DVD (Text) 30499100529591 Adult DVD Fiction Available -
Etowah Branch 791.43 W / Feature (Text) 33258008549797 Adult Video Checked out 12/17/2019
Farmville Public Library DVD WIF (Text) 23900000023574 Adult Video Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 100 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]

Content descriptions

General 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, theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Trisha Biggar ; production design, Mark Leese ; music, Jocelyn Pook ; editor, Lena Runge ; director of photography, Ulf Brantås.
Participant or Performer Note:
Glenn Close, Christian Slater, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Lloyd, Annie Starke.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; language and some sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English or Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Subject: Authors' spouses > Drama.
Authorship > Collaboration > Drama.
Fiction > Authorship > Drama.
Novelists > Drama.
Married women > Drama.
Husband and wife > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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