Wilde [videorecording] / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Dove International Inc. presents a Samuelson Production in association with NDF International Ltd., Pony Canyon, Inc, Pandora Film, Capitol Films and BBC Films with the participation of The Green Light Fund ; screenplay, Julian Mitchell ; produced by Mark Samuelson and Peter Samuelson ; directed by Brian Gilbert.

Contributor(s): Gilbert, Brian | Mitchell, Julian, 1935- | Samuelson, Mark, 1961- | Samuelson, Peter, 1951- | Fry, Stephen, 1957- | Law, Jude, 1972- | Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937- | Wilkinson, Tom, 1948- | Ehle, Jennifer, 1969- | Jones, Gemma | Parfitt, Judy, 1935- | Sheen, Michael | Wanamaker, Zoë, 1949- | Ellmann, Richard, 1918-1987. Oscar Wilde | Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) | Dove International Films | Samuelson Productions | NDF International Ltd | Pony Canyon Inc | Pandora Film (Firm) | Capitol Films | BBC Films | Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: 02297 | Columbia TriStarLanguage: English Subtitle language: English Publication details: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2002]. Edition: Special edDescription: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0767848934; 9780767848930Uniform titles: Wilde (Motion picture) Subject(s): Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Drama | Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Drama | Gay dramatists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Drama | Gay men -- Great Britain -- DramaGenre/Form: Film adaptations. | Feature films. | Biographical films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .W5673 2002Production credits: Director of photography, Martin Fuhrer; editor, Michael Bradsell; music, Debbie Wiseman.Cast: Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson, Jennifer Ehle, Gemma Jones, Judy Parfitt, Michael Sheen, Zoë Wanamaker, Tom Wilkinson.Summary: Notorious poet and playwright Oscar Wilde devours all that life has to offer, but there's only so much that late Victorian England will tolerate. As Wilde delves into a taboo world of unrealized homosexual desire, his life rapidly becomes a turbulent charade. He cannot escape the repercussions wrought by a "pure" society, nor will he hide in shame for being true to his nature.
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Originally produced as motion picture in 1997.

Based on the book Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman.

Special features include: audio commentary with the filmmakers, original featurettes "Simply Wilde" and "Still wild about Wilde," photo montage, theatrical trailers, filmographies, interactive menus.

Director of photography, Martin Fuhrer; editor, Michael Bradsell; music, Debbie Wiseman.

Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson, Jennifer Ehle, Gemma Jones, Judy Parfitt, Michael Sheen, Zoë Wanamaker, Tom Wilkinson.

Notorious poet and playwright Oscar Wilde devours all that life has to offer, but there's only so much that late Victorian England will tolerate. As Wilde delves into a taboo world of unrealized homosexual desire, his life rapidly becomes a turbulent charade. He cannot escape the repercussions wrought by a "pure" society, nor will he hide in shame for being true to his nature.

MPAA rating: R.

DVD, Dolby surround, widescreen.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

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