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The Resource Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (videorecording)

Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (videorecording)

Label
Jefferson in Paris
Title
Jefferson in Paris
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Cataloging source
FQG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Pierre L'Homme ; editing, Andrew Marcus, Isabel Lorente ; music, Richard Robbins
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Closed-captioned. In English and French with optional subtitles in Spanish
PerformerNote
Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Simon Callow, Thandie Newton, Jean-Pierre Aumont, James Earl Jones, Beatrice Winde, Gwyneth Paltrow, Estelle Eonnet, Seth Gilliam, Michael Lonsdale, Charlotte de Turckheim, Todd Boyce, Tim Choate, Ismail Merchant, Daniel Mesguich
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1972-
  • 1949-
  • 1927-2013
  • 1940-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolte, Nick
  • Scacchi, Greta
  • Newton, Thandie
  • Paltrow, Gwyneth
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Aumont, Jean Pierre
  • Callow, Simon
  • Turckheim, Charlotte de
  • Merchant, Ismail
  • Ivory, James
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Merchant Ivory Productions
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
139
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Hemings, Sally
  • Cosway, Maria Hadfield
  • Cosway, Richard
  • Eppes, Maria
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson
  • Louis
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Eslavo
  • Adulterio
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780788844010
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround sound ; aspect ratio 1.85:1; "enhanced for 16 x 9 television"
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
54983365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (139 min.)
Isbn
9780788844010
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936209853
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
29291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround sound ; aspect ratio 1.85:1; "enhanced for 16 x 9 television"
Video recording format
DVD

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