The shipping news [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents an Irwin Winkler production, a Lasse Hallström ; screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs; produced by Irwin Winkler, Linda Goldstein Knowlton, Leslie Holleran ; directed by Lasse Hallström
- [United States] : Miramax [Home Entertainment] : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Winkler, Irwin
Jacobs, Robert Nelson
Goldstein Knowlton, Linda
Dench, Judi, 1934-
Glenn, Scott, 1942-
Ifans, Rhys, 1968-
Blanchett, Cate, 1969-
Young, Christopher, 1957-
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
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- Miramax classics
- An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: R, for some language, sexuality and disturbing images.
- Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the novel by E. Annie Proulx.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Christopher Young.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Scott Glen, Rhys Ifans, Pete Postlethwaite, Cate Blanchett.
- Technical Details:
- DVD ; NTSC ; Dobly digital ; widescreen.
- No public performance rights. Classroom instruction and home use permitted.
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