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Blackbird / Magna Entertainment presents ; a Millennium Media production ; a Busted Shark production ; a SF Studios production ; directed by Roger Michell ; screenplay by Christian Torpe ; produced by Sherryl Clark ; produced by David Bernardi, Rob Van Norden.

Michell, Roger, 1956- (film director.). Torpe, Christian, 1978- (screenwriter.). Clark, Sherryl, 1967- (film producer.). Bernardi, David, (film producer.). Van Norden, Rob, (film producer.). Sarandon, Susan, 1946- (actor.). Winslet, Kate, (actor.). Wasikowska, Mia, 1989- (actor.). Neill, Sam, (actor.). Duncan, Lindsay, (actor.). Wilson, Rainn, 1966- (actor.). Taylor-Klaus, Bex, 1994- (actor.). Boon, Anson, (actor.). Eley, Mike, (director of photography.). Kelly, John-Paul, 1969- (production designer.). Hetherington, Kristina, (editor of moving image work.). Collin, Dinah, (costume designer.). Gregson, Peter, (composer (expression)). Magna Entertainment (Firm), (presenter.). Millennium Media, (production company.). Busted Shark Productions, (production company.). SF Studios, (production company.). Screen Media Films (Firm), (publisher.). Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Lindsay Duncan, Rainn Wilson, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Anson Boon. (Cast).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library DVD BLACKBIRD (Text) 31901004471878 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 02/23/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318361996
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Screen Media, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2019.
Based on the Danish film Silent heart written by Christian Thorpe.
2.40 anamorphic widescreen.
Bonus: The making of Blackbird.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Mike Eley ; production designer, John Paul Kelly ; editor, Kristina Hetherington ; costume designer, Dinah Collin ; music by Peter Gregson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Lindsay Duncan, Rainn Wilson, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Anson Boon.
Summary, etc.:
Lily and Paul summon their loved ones to their country house for one final gathering after Lily decides to end her life on her terms after a long battle with ALS. The couple is planning a loving weekend complete with holiday traditions, but the mood becomes strained when unresolved issues surface between Lily's daughters Jennifer and Anna. Joining the collective farewell is Lily's son in law, her lifelong friend, daughter's partner, and grandson.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language, some drug use and brief sexual material.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis > Patients > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Suicide > Drama.
Assisted suicide > Drama.
Classic films.
Genre: Film remakes.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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