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Title:
All that heaven allows
Author:
Sirk, Douglas, 1897-1987, film director.
Publication Information:
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 bonus DVD.
Summary:
The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.

Based on the story by Edna L. Lee & Harry Lee.

Special features include audio commentary, Rock Hudson's home movies, essay film by Mark Rappaport, French television interview with Douglas Sirk from 1982, excerpts from Behind the Mirror, a profile of Douglas Sirk, a 1979 BBC documentary, Contract Kid: William Reynolds on Douglas Sirk, a 2007 interview, trailer.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rating: Not rated.
Added Uniform Title:
All that heaven allows (Motion picture)
ISBN:
9781604658446
UPC:
715515117319
Format :
DVD

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Clarence Library DVD 65875 Adult DVD Classics
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A story of the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.


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Old-time suburban melodrama. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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