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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
General Note
Based on the books Iris : a memoir and elegy for Iris, and, Iris and her friends : a memoir of memory and desire by John Bayley.
General Note
Special features: a look at "Iris" ; a special message from David Hyde Pierce ; Alzheimer's Association honors "Iris" and Jim Broadbent.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Roger Pratt ; editor, Martin Walsh ; music composed & conducted by James Horner ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; production designer, Gemma Jackson.
Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet, Hugh Bonneville, Penelope Wilton.
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English or French language tracks ; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, USA, 2002: Oscar - Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jim Broadbent)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Eyre, R., Fox, R., Rudin, S., Wood, C., Dench, J., Broadbent, J., Winslet, K., Bonneville, H., Wilton, P., Pratt, R., Walsh, M., Horner, J., Myers, R., Jackson, G., & Bayley, J. (2012). Iris (Widescreen.). Miramax Home Entertainment ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Richard Eyre et al.. 2012. Iris. [Burbank, CA] : [Santa Monica, CA]: Miramax Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Richard Eyre et al.. Iris [Burbank, CA] : [Santa Monica, CA]: Miramax Home Entertainment, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Eyre, Richard, et al. Iris Widescreen., Miramax Home Entertainment ;, 2012.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. 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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