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How to Make an American Quilt [DVD]

Berkeley graduate student Finn (Winona Ryder) is spending the summer at the home of her sparring grandmother and great aunt (Oscar winners Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft), where she intends to finish her latest thesis and think over a marriage proposal. As she wrestles with her decision, the women in her grandmother's quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that shaped their own lives. Also starring Maya Angelou, Kate Nelligan, Jean Simmons, Lois Smith and Alfre Woodard, How to Make an American Quilt is a deeply moving and funny film that celebrates following your heart.

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Publish Date

1999

ISBN

0783230486


Format: DVD
Summary: A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives.
Title: How to make an American quilt [DVD] / Universal Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jocelyn Moorhouse film ; a Sanford Pillsbury production ; director, Jocelyn Moorhouse ; producers, Sarah Pillsbury & Midge Sanford.
Publisher Date: Universal City, Calif. : MCA Universal Home Video, 1999.
Subject: Otto, Whitney -- Film adaptations. Women -- California -- Drama. Quiltmakers -- California -- Drama. Quilting -- California -- Drama. Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Isbn: 0783230486
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 How
Oclc: 41085795
Upc: 025192001826
Bib Id: 235642

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: How to make an American quilt (Motion picture)
Summary: A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives.
Title: How to make an American quilt [DVD] / Universal Pictures presents an Amblin Entertainment production ; a Jocelyn Moorhouse film ; a Sanford Pillsbury production ; director, Jocelyn Moorhouse ; producers, Sarah Pillsbury & Midge Sanford.
Publisher, Date: Universal City, Calif. : MCA Universal Home Video, 1999.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG-13.
Subjects: Otto, Whitney -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Women -- California -- Drama.
Subjects: Quiltmakers -- California -- Drama.
Subjects: Quilting -- California -- Drama.
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Pillsbury, Sarah
Other Author: Sanford, Midge
Other Author: Anderson, Jane, 1954-
Other Author: Moorhouse, Jocelyn, 1960-
Other Author: Ryder, Winona, 1971-
Other Author: Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005
Other Author: Burstyn, Ellen, 1932-
Other Author: Nelligan, Kate, 1951-
Other Author: Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Other Author: Otto, Whitney. How to make an American quilt.
Other Author: Universal Pictures (Firm)
Other Author: Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
Notes: For specific features see interactive menu.
Notes: Based on the novel by Whitney Otto.
Notes: Executive producers, Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Deborah Jelin Newmyer ; screenplay, Jane Anderson ; music, Thomas Newman.
Notes: Winona Ryder, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Nelligan, Alfre Woodard.
Notes: DVD (with chapter stops); widescreen (letterbox format)
Notes: English, French & Spanish soundtracks, with English & Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
LCCN: be2005020941
ISBN: 0783230486
Publisher Number: 20018
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 791.43 How