Special collector's ed.; widescreen version.
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Possible defective DVD sent to S. Feng, BL/ED, 9/25/03.
Based on the book by Michael Cunningham.
Special features: Commentary by Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman; commentary by directorStephen Daldry and novelist Michael Cunningham; introduction by the filmmakers; 4 featurettes: "Three women", "The mind and times of Virginia Woolf", "The music of The hours", "The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway"; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, Peter Boyle ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; production designer, Maria Djurkovic.
Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Stephen Dillane, Allison Janney, John C. Reilly, Miranda Richardson.
In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images and brief language.
DVD, Hi-fi stereo. Dolby surround.
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Performance by and Actress in a Leading Role (Nicole Kidman) -- Golden Globe, 2003: Best Motion Picture--Drama; Best Performance by and Actress in a Motion Picture--Drama (Nicole Kidman)