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The Resource Ironweed, Taft Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions presents in association with Tri-Star Pictures ; screenwriters, Tom Benedek, William Kennedy ; producer, Denis Blouin ; director, Hector Babenco

Ironweed, Taft Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions presents in association with Tri-Star Pictures ; screenwriters, Tom Benedek, William Kennedy ; producer, Denis Blouin ; director, Hector Babenco

Label
Ironweed
Title
Ironweed
Statement of responsibility
Taft Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions presents in association with Tri-Star Pictures ; screenwriters, Tom Benedek, William Kennedy ; producer, Denis Blouin ; director, Hector Babenco
Title variation
Iron weed
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's winter, 1938 in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless people. Francis Phelan wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime 'pal' Helen, Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the painful memories from which he once tried to escape, but now must reconcile
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Lauro Escorel ; composer (music score) John Morris
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.I76 2013
PerformerNote
Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Carroll Baker, Nathan Lane, Tom Waits, Fred Gwynne, Frank Whaley, Michael O'Keefe, Ted Levine
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-2018
  • 1931-
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
  • 1963-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morris, John
  • Streep, Meryl
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Baker, Carroll
  • Lane, Nathan
  • Waits, Tom
  • Gwynne, Fred
  • Whaley, Frank
  • O'Keefe, Michael
  • Levine, Ted
  • Benedek, Tom
  • Kennedy, William
  • Blouin, Denis
  • Babenco, Hector
  • Olive Films
  • Taft Entertainment Pictures
  • Keith Barish Productions
  • Tri-Star Pictures
Runtime
143
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homeless persons
  • Death
  • Singers
  • Gravediggers
  • Husbands
  • Death
  • Gravediggers
  • Homeless persons
  • Husbands
  • Singers
  • New York (State)
Technique
live action
Label
Ironweed, Taft Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions presents in association with Tri-Star Pictures ; screenwriters, Tom Benedek, William Kennedy ; producer, Denis Blouin ; director, Hector Babenco
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
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
Control code
1650312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090057202
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
BRO5720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o830472794
  • (OCoLC)830472794
System details
Blu-ray; region A, anamorphic widescreen; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ironweed, Taft Entertainment Pictures ; Keith Barish Productions presents in association with Tri-Star Pictures ; screenwriters, Tom Benedek, William Kennedy ; producer, Denis Blouin ; director, Hector Babenco
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
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
Control code
1650312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090057202
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
BRO5720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o830472794
  • (OCoLC)830472794
System details
Blu-ray; region A, anamorphic widescreen; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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