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Title The American [(DVD) videorecording] / BBC ; WGBH ; Irish Screen ; produced by Fiona Finlay ; screenplay, Michael Hastings ; directed by Paul Unwin.

Publication Info. Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F AME    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series PBS pictures.
System Details DVD, region 1 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Cast Matthew Modine, Aisling O'Sullivan, Diana Rigg, Brenda Fricker, Andrew Scott.
Credits Director of photography, Tony Miller ; editor, Kate Evans ; music, Stephen McKeon.
Note Based on the novel by Henry James.
Originally broadcast on television in 2001.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Christopher Newman is a 19th-century 'new man' who has amassed a fortune in California, and heads to Paris to learn its ways and find a wife. There he finds a young widow whose beauty ignites desire in the American.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Visitors, Foreign -- France -- Paris -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Made-for-TV movies Videodiscs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired Videodiscs.
Added Author Modine, Matthew.
O'Sullivan, Aisling.
Rigg, Diana.
Fricker, Brenda.
Unwin, Paul.
Hastings, Michael.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. American.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Irish Screen (Firm)
ISBN 1415711135
Standard No. 841887050395
Music No. 705039 PBS Home Video
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