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Red Joan [videorecording] / Quickfire presents ; in association with Embankment Films and Twickenham Studios ; a Trademark Films production ; in association with Cambridge Picture Company ; screenplay by Lindsay Shapero ; produced by David Parfitt ; directed by Trevor Nunn.

Nunn, Trevor, (film director.). Shapero, Lindsay, 1964- (screenwriter.). Parfitt, David, 1958- (film producer.). Dench, Judi, 1934- (actor.). Moore, Stephen Campbell, (actor.). Cookson, Sophie, 1990- (actor.). Hughes, Tom, 1986- (actor.). Miles, Ben, (actor.). Sosanya, Nina, 1969- (actor.). Srbova, Tereza, 1984- (actor.). Rooney, Jennie, 1980- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Red Joan. (Added Author). Quickfire Films, (presenter.). Embankment Films, (presenter.). Twickenham Studios, (presenter). Trademark Films, (production company.). Cambridge Picture Company, (production company.). Shout! Factory (Firm), (publisher.). Judi Dench, Stephen Campbell Moore, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles, Nina Sosanya, Tereza Srbova. (Cast).

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Summary:

Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism.
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Shout Factory, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Jennie Rooney.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Wide screen.
Special feautres: Building a conspiracy: behind the scenes of Red Joan; In the name of humanity: the story of Red Joan; The two Joans: the actresses behind Red Joan; trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, George Fenton ; editor, Kristina Hetherington ; director of photography, Zac Nicholson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Judi Dench, Stephen Campbell Moore, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles, Nina Sosanya, Tereza Srbova.
Summary, etc.:
Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for brief sexuality/nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 or 2.0.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Espionage > Drama.
Widows > Drama.
Arrest > Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Biographical films.
Spy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Summary: Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism.

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