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Title Tender mercies [(DVD) videorecording] / Studio Canal ; Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford.

Edition Widescreen version.
Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, Inc., [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F TEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital monaural audio ; widescreen (16x9).
Note Motion picture.
Originally produced in 1982. Released in 1983.
Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette - featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer.
Language English or French dialogue; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Cast Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allan Hubbard, Betty Buckley, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley.
Credits Producer, Philip S. Hobel ; director, Bruce Beresford ; director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, William Anderson ; music, George Dreyfus ; writer, Horton Foote .
Event Filmed on location in Palmer, Texas.
Audience Rating: PG.
Form Issued also on film.
Summary An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife.
Awards Academy Awards for best actor (Robert Duvall) and best screenplay, 1983
Subject Alcoholics -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Widows -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Country musicians -- Texas -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mothers and sons -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Husband and wife -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Divorced people -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Hobel, Philip.
Foote, Horton.
Beresford, Bruce.
Boyd, Russell, 1944-
Anderson, William, 1948-
Dreyfus, George.
Duvall, Robert.
Harper, Tess.
Hubbard, Al.
Buckley, Betty.
Barkin, Ellen, 1954-
Brimley, Wilford, 1935-
Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Studio Canal.
Antron Media Production (Firm)
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Standard No. 012236103738
Music No. 25630 Lions Gate Films Inc.
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