Desert hearts / the Samuel Goldwyn Company ; a Donna Deitch film ; screenplay by Natalie Cooper ; produced and directed by Donna Deitch

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Subjects: Rule, Jane--Film adaptations
Reno (Nev.)--Drama
United States--Social life and customs--1945-1970--Drama
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Lesbians--Nevada--Drama
Divorced women--Nevada--Drama
Single women--Nevada--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Summary is in English, Summary is in Spanish, Summary is in French, French, Spanish
Audience: MPAA rating: R
Published: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., c2001
Series: Avant-garde cinema
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Added Titles: Rule, Jane Desert of the heart
Additional Authors: Deitch, Donna, 1945-
Cooper, Natalie
Shaver, Helen
Charbonneau, Patricia
Lindley, Audra
Samuel Goldwyn Co
MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Notes: ISBN: 0792848128
ISBN: 9780792848127
UPC: 027616857682
Videorecording number: 1001448
DVD
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
Closed-captioned. Language soundtrack in English (mono.) with subtitles available in English, French or Spanish
Cast: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers, Gwen Welles, Dean Butler, Katie Labourdette, James Staley, Alex McArthur, Tyler Tyhurst, Denise Crosby, Antony Ponzini
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Robert Estrin
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)
Based on the novel: Desert of the heart / by Jane Rule
Special features include: Audio commentary with director Donna Deitch ; original theatrical trailer
"MGM DVD."
Summary: Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch. There she mets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their hearts--and breaks all the rules
MPAA rating: R
OCLC Number: 45877079
ISBN/ISSN: 0792848128
9780792848127
0276168576
1001448