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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Participant Media and ImageNation Abu Dhabi ; a Blueprint Pictures production ; directed by John Madden ; screenplay by Ol Parker ; produced by Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin ; director of photography, Ben Davis ; a film by John Madden ; made in association with Dune Entertainment and Ingenious Media.

Madden, John, 1949- (film director.). Parker, Ol, 1969- (screenwriter.). Broadbent, Graham, (film producer.). Czernin, Peter, (film producer.). Davis, Ben, 1961- (director of photography.). Dench, Judi, 1934- (actor.). Nighy, Bill, 1949- (actor.). Wilton, Penelope, 1946- (actor.). Patel, Dev, 1990- (actor.). Imrie, Celia, 1952- (actor.). Pickup, Ronald, (actor.). Wilkinson, Tom, 1948- (actor.). Smith, Maggie, 1934- (actor.). Gill, Chris (Motion picture editor), (editor of moving image work.). Newman, Thomas, 1955- (composer (expression)). Moggach, Deborah. Motion picture adaptation of (work): These foolish things. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures, (presenter.). Participant Media, (presenter.). Image Nation (Firm), (presenter.). Blueprint Pictures, (production company.). Dune Entertainment, (sponsoring body.). Ingenious Film Partners (Firm), (sponsoring body.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 28 of 32 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Dorchester County Library System.

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0 current holds with 32 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Bookmobile DVD FIC BES (Text) 30018004338592 Adult DVD Storage -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library DVD FIC BES (Text) 30018004384315 Adult DVD Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch DVD FIC BES (Text) 30018004900201 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel "These foolish things" by Deborah Moggach.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Wide screen (2.35:1).
Formatted Contents Note:
Extras: "Behind the story: lights, colors and smiles" featurette ; "Casting legends" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Chris Gill ; music by Thomas Newman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith.
Summary, etc.:
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways."--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13 for sexual content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 audio (English) or 2.0 surround (French and Spanish); dual-layer disc.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English SDH for the hearing impaired; optional Spanish subtitles; optional English descriptive audio for the visually impaired.
Subject: Moggach, Deborah > Film adaptations.
Older people > Drama.
Retirement > Social aspects > Drama.
Hotels > India > Drama.
British > India > Drama.
Bangalore (India) > Drama.
French language materials.
Genre: Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Topic Heading: Films for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities.
French language track.
Spanish language track.

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