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Colette / a film by Wash Westmoreland ; Bleecker Street and 30 West present ; Bold Films and BFI present ; a Killer Films and Number 9 Films production ; produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Pamela Koffler, Christine Vachon, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters ; story by Richard Glatzer ; screenplay by Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland & Rebecca Lenkiewicz ; directed by Wash Westmoreland.


Westmoreland, Wash, film director, screenwriter. (Added Author).
Glatzer, Richard, 1952-2015 screenwriter. (Added Author).
Lenkiewicz, Rebecca, screenwriter. (Added Author).
Karlsen, Elizabeth, film producer. (Added Author).
Woolley, Stephen, film producer. (Added Author).
Koffler, Pamela R., film producer. (Added Author).
Vachon, Christine, film producer. (Added Author).
Litvak, Michel, film producer. (Added Author).
Walters, Gary Michael, film producer. (Added Author).
Knightley, Keira, 1985- actor. (Added Author).
West, Dominic, 1969- actor. (Added Author).
Gough, Denise, 1980- actor. (Added Author).
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor. (Added Author).
Pugh, Robert, 1950- actor. (Added Author).
Tomlinson, Eleanor, 1992- actor. (Added Author).
Wadham, Julian, 1958- actor. (Added Author).
Nuttgens, Giles, director of photography. (Added Author).
Zucchetti, Lucia, editor of moving image work. (Added Author).
Adès, Thomas, composer (expression) (Added Author).
Bleecker Street (Firm), film producer. (Added Author).
30West (Firm), film producer. (Added Author).
Bold Films, film producer. (Added Author).
British Film Institute, film producer. (Added Author).
Killer Films, film producer. (Added Author).
Number 9 Films, film producer. (Added Author).
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
Costume designer, Andrea Flesch ; original music, Thomas Ades ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; director of photography, Giles Nuttgens. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

Current holds

    1 current holds with 2 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Colette (Text) 31307023532007 Movies Checked out 11/23/2019
Seymour DVD Colette (Text) 31307023531991 Movies In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317515253
  • ISBN: 6317515255
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
"Based on a true story"--Container insert.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Special features: Deleted scenes; the story behind Colette; notes on a scene; costume design photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Andrea Flesch ; original music, Thomas Ades ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; director of photography, Giles Nuttgens.
Participant or Performer Note:
Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw, Robert Pugh, Eleanor Tomlinson, Julian Wadham.
Summary, etc.:
After marrying 'Willy', a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality/nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
In English; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities (DVS).
Subject: Colette, 1873-1954 > Drama.
Authors, French > 20th century > Drama.
France > Social life and customs > 20th century > Drama.
Sex role > France > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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