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Title Tender mercies [videorecording] / Studio Canal ; EMI ; an Antron Media Production ; produced by Philip S. Hobel ; written by Horton Foote ; directed by Bruce Beresford.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, Inc., [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Geneseo PL Audio Visual - GPLG-7  DVD F TE    1 HOLD
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD format ; NTSC ; Dolby digital monaural audio ; widescreen (16x9).
Note Motion picture.
Cast Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Allan Hubbard, Betty Buckley, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley.
Credits Producer, Philip S. Hobel ; director, Bruce Beresford ; director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, William Anderson ; music, George Dreyfus ; writer, Horton Foote.
Note Originally produced in 1982. Released in 1983.
Event Filmed on location in Palmer, Texas.
Audience Rating: PG.
Form Issued also on film.
Summary An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife.
Awards Academy Awards for best actor (Robert Duvall) and best screenplay, 1983
Contents Special features: "Miracles & mercies" featurette -- featuring interviews with stars Robert Duvall, Tess Harper and Allan Hubbard, director Bruce Beresford, and writer/co-producer Horton Foote; theatrical trailer.
Language English or French dialogue; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Alcoholics -- Texas -- Drama.
Widows -- Texas -- Drama.
Country musicians -- Texas -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Husband and wife -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Divorced people -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Alcoholics. (OCoLC)fst00804414
Country musicians. (OCoLC)fst00881442
Divorced people. (OCoLC)fst00895929
Fathers and daughters. (OCoLC)fst00921890
Husband and wife. (OCoLC)fst00964385
Man-woman relationships. (OCoLC)fst01007080
Mothers and sons. (OCoLC)fst01027007
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01166513
Widows. (OCoLC)fst01174951
Texas. (OCoLC)fst01210336
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst00922105
Video recordings -- for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Hobel, Philip, film producer.
Foote, Horton, screenwriter.
Beresford, Bruce, film director.
Duvall, Robert, actor.
Harper, Tess, actor.
Hubbard, Allan, 1947- actor.
Buckley, Betty, actor.
Barkin, Ellen, 1954- actor.
Brimley, Wilford, 1935- actor.
Boyd, Russell, 1944- cinematographer.
Anderson, William, 1948- film editor.
Dreyfus, George, composer.
Lions Gate Films.
Studio Canal, production company.
E.M.I. Films, production company.
Antron Media Production (Firm), production company.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment, film distributor.
Added Title Tender mercies (Motion picture)
Standard No. 012236103738
Music No. 25630 Lions Gate Films Inc.

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