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The Bronte sisters

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DVD edition.


In French, with English subtitles.


Isabelle Adjani, Isabelle Huppert, Marie-France Pisier, Pascal Greggory, Patrick Magee.

Publication Information

Cohen Media Group ; Distributed by Entertainment One Film,

Physical Description

1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


In a dreary presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works that quickly become literary sensations. Their brother, Branwell, a gifted painter, becomes entangled in a complicated May-December romance that tragically effects everyone in the family.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.

Special features: 60-minute documentary featurette with director André Téchiné, screenwriter Pascal Bonitzer, and more ; feature-length commentary ; trailers.

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