The importance of being Earnest

Oliver Parker, Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900

DVD - 2002

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startl...ed to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?

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Genres
Feature films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
[United States] : Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment ; distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment c2002.
Edition
Widescreen
Language
English
unknown
Item Description
Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Special features: feature commentary; the making-of "The importance of being Earnest"; behind the scenes featurette.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Format
5.1 Dolby digital, Region 1.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild sensuality.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editor, Guy Bensley ; music, Charlie Mole.
ISBN
0788839454
Other Authors
Oliver Parker (-), Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900