Little Dorrit
(DVD)

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Burbank, Calif. : BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (ca. 452 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Main Library - Media  1 available
DVD Little Pt. 1-2
Main Library - Media  1 available
DVD Little Pt. 3-4

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Language
English
ISBN
9781419880674, 1419880675, 9786312768470, 6312768473
UPC
883929064946, 00883929064946

Notes

General Note
Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens.
General Note
Special features: "Little Dorrit : an insight" featurette ; picture gallery.
General Note
Originally broadcast as a British television mini-series in 2008.
Creation/Production Credits
Executive producers, Rebecca Eaton, Anne Pivcevic ; directors of photography, Owen McPolin, Lukas Strebel, Alan Almond ; editors, Philip Kloss, Nick Arthurs, David Head ; music by John Lunn ; production designer, James Merifield ; costume designer, Barbara Kidd.
Participants/Performers
Claire Foy, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Emma Pierson, Kingsley Frances-Gray, Alun Armstrong, Judy Parfitt, Eddie Marsan, Andy Serkis, Rosie Cavaliero, Russell Tovey, Jason Thorpe, Amanda Redman, Sebastian Armesto, James Fleet, Georgia King, Ron Cook, Alex Wyndham, Bill Paterson, Freema Agyeman, Janine Duvitski, Ruth Jones, Sue Johnston.
Description
Amy Dorrit's (Claire Foy) gentle spirit has never been dampened by the confining walls of the Marshalsea Prison she's lived in her whole life. Despite the dark shadow of debtor's prison, Amy lovingly cares for her father William Dorrit (Tom Courtenay), the longest serving inmate. A possibly redemptive light unexpectedly shines in the form of Arthur Clennam (Matthew Macfadyen), who has been left with the intriguing threads of a mystery after his father's death -- threads that will intertwine his family and fate with the Dorrits. Clennam's exhaustive search for answers involves murder, fortunes gained and lost, the upper echelons and lowest dregs of society, and most surprising of all, a tender romance. Adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice), Little Dorrit, based on the book by Charles Dickens, is a sprawling story as timely as it is moving. - Publisher.
System Details
DVD format ; region 1, NTSC ; widescreen (16x9, enhanced) presentation ; Dolby digital stereo.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Eaton, R., Pivcevic, A., Osborne, L., Davies, A., Walsh, D., Smith, A., Lawrence, D., McPolin, O., Strebel, L., Almond, A., Lunn, J., Merifield, J., Kidd, B., Foy, C., Macfadyen, M., Courtenay, T., Pierson, E., Frances-Gray, K., Armstrong, A., Parfitt, J., Marsan, E., Serkis, A., Cavaliero, R., Tovey, R., Thorpe, J., Redman, A., Armesto, S., Fleet, J., King, G., Cook, R., Wyndham, A., Paterson, B., Agyeman, F., Duvitski, J., Jones, R., Johnston, S., & Dickens, C. (2009). Little Dorrit . BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rebecca. Eaton et al.. 2009. Little Dorrit. Burbank, Calif.: BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rebecca. Eaton et al.. Little Dorrit Burbank, Calif.: BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Eaton, Rebecca., et al. Little Dorrit BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

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